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Gourmet Staffers in at AOL; Kosher Food Big With Gentiles

• About a dozen former Gourmet staffers have been tapped to create content for AOL's upcoming food site. [NYP]

• Increased security at airports will likely make it more difficult to sneak exotic foods past Customs. [WSJ]

• Kosher food is more popular than ever with non-Jews, many of whom believe it to be healthier than its non-kosher equivalent. [NYT]

• NY1's Pat Kiernan loves Tim Horton's and hates melons and vegetarian entrées. [Fork in the Road/VV]

• Todd English was "spotted frolicking" with an Asian woman in St. Barts over the weekend. [NYP]

• New York's latest crop of Italian restaurants take their inspiration from Rome, not Tuscany. [NYT]

• This year's harvest of Maine shrimp is so plentiful that the season has been extended to May 1. [NYT]

Jersey Shore's Snooki took a Dunkin' Donuts break in the middle of hosting a club night in Florida. [NYP]

• A British celebrity chef can continue to call his restaurant Rockafella after winning a lawsuit brought by Jay-Z. [Jarrow and Hebburn Gazette]

• 2009's corn crop was a record 13.51 billion bushels. [NYT]

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