Picholine Workers Threaten Strike; Charlie Palmer’s New House

Picholine workers are threatening to strike if they don’t receive a late paycheck by Friday. [Eater NY]

• Charlie Palmer recently purchased a $1.5 million pied-à-terre in Greenwich Village’s Devonshire House. [NYO]

• The china boxes and knife blocks at Lincoln will be made by chef Jonathan Benno’s father. [Diner’s Journal/NYT]

• Al “The Soup Man” Yeganeh was a no-show at the reopening of his midtown soup counter yesterday. [Metropolis/WSJ]

• Purdue recalled almost 90,000 pounds of chicken nuggets yesterday after finding pieces of plastic in the meat. [NYDN]

• The Red Hook Ballpark food vendors were honored with an achievement award by the city’s Department of Small Business Services last week. [Brooklyn Paper]

• Goldman Sachs denied the World Development Movement’s accusations that the bank’s commodity trading has contributed to the global food crisis. [Telegraph UK]