Brasserie Cognac Chef Rearranges Furniture; Vegans Protest Dunkin’ Donuts


Brasserie Cognac chef Florian Hugo likes to change the furniture in his Upper East Side rental as often as possible, never keeping a sofa for more than two years. [NYP]

• Activists protested outside an East Village Dunkin’ Donuts yesterday, calling for the chain to switch to vegan donuts. [A Fine Blog via Gothamist]

• Recipes on the backs of food boxes are more adventurous than ever: Nestlé baking bars have a recipe for sea-salted smoky-almond bark, and Campbell’s cream of mushroom soup comes with instructions for chicken with sun-dried tomatoes. [WSJ]

• Nine more businesses from across the country joined in the class-action lawsuit suing Yelp for extortion. [Eater National]

• Chain restaurants expect a boost in business from March Madness. [NRN]

• McDonald’s may sell sodas for a dollar this summer. [WSJ]