Padma Lakshmi Sells ‘Easy Exotic’ Line on HSN; Safran-Foer To Talk Turkey with Martha Stewart

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• Padma Lakshmi is selling an “Easy Exotic” tea set on HSN. [EatMeDaily]

Eating Animals author Jonathan Safran-Foer is going to appear on Martha Stewart’s show before Thanksgiving to talk about vegetarianism. [L.A. Times/Jacket Copy]

• McDonald’s plans to launch a dollar breakfast menu in January. [WSJ]

• As the Thanksgiving season starts, Food Network, Butterball, and Epicurious are all trying to establish themselves as the authority on turkey. [Ad Age]

• David Chang and Peter Meehan are blogging their Momofuku cookbook press tour. [The Q/GQ]

• Voskos Greek Yogurt is rolling out nationwide. [NewsBlaze]

• Moods and behavior are affected by what a person eats and when they eat. [KABC]

• Kraft has officially launched a hostile bid for Cadbury. [WSJ]

• Which Cadbury swiftly rejected. [Tribune]

• Ruby Tuesday has spent more than $100 million over the past two years to make the restaurant chain more upscale. [NYT]

• Arby’s sales have been slumping for the last seven quarters. [Slate]

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