Wings Promotion Leads to Violence; Jim Mamary Eyes New Neighborhoods


• City Council member Letitia James is blaming a 40-cent–chicken-wing promotion at Buffalo Wild Wings for the shooting of three teenagers in Fort Greene on Tuesday, charging that the event’s marketing and management were irresponsible. [Local/NYT]

• Pioneering Brooklyn restaurateur Jim Mamary has his eyes set on Crown Heights and Greenpoint for his next spots. [Brownstoner]

• Italy’s Riccardo Bilotta has taken over the kitchen at Tarallucci e Vino. [Strong Buzz]

• Jamie Oliver’s line of pasta sauces is being sharply criticized for its high salt content. [Guardian UK]

• After more than twenty years of low harvests owing to brown tide, scallops are finally rebounding off Long Island. [NYT]

• The government’s plan to ban warm-water raw oysters is controversial enough that it could derail the upcoming food-safety legislation. [NYT]

• Australian scientists have developed an apple that doesn’t rot for months and stays crispy without refrigeration for up to fourteen days. [NYDN]

• Three upstate eateries are suing the State Liquor Authority, claiming that it illegally granted a liquor license to the Turning Stone Resort and Casino. [NYP]