Starbucks Eyes China; Airlines Upgrade In-Flight Food

• China is set to eclipse Japan as Starbucks’ second-biggest market, with the chain planning to open thousands of new stores in the nation. [WSJ]

• Now that in-flight food is no longer free, airlines are trying to improve it. [NYT]

• KFC’s Double Down sold out in Staten Island yesterday. [Eater NY]

Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice’s cookbook Skinny Italian comes out next month. [Publishers Weekly]

• Last year’s New York Times story on E. coli–tainted hamburgers won a Pulitzer Prize yesterday. [NYT]

• Senator Gillibrand proposed $1 billion in loans and grants to open over 2,000 new grocery stores in food deserts across the nation. [Crain’s]

• As part of Wal-Mart’s international-expansion plans, the chain is helping Indian farmers innovate their farms. [NYT]