The Bazaar and Katsuya Expanding to South Beach; Tacos Don Jorge Recalls Its Roots

• A second location of Jose Andres’ The Bazaar and a sixth location of a Katsuya-SBE collaboration will be part of the brand’s forthcoming SLS South Beach hotel. [Business Wire]

• Kraft is experimenting with packaging that would keep chocolate virtually melt-proof. [Telegraph]

Tacos Don Jorge owner Jorge Portillo understands the plight of the food truck, as he started in one before opening his brick and mortar on Venice Blvd. [NBC]

• After a friend made fun of his stomach, Simon Cowell is replacing junk food with smoothies. [Monsters & Critics]

• California’s NuCal Foods is expanding an egg recall following an outbreak of salmonella. [Food Safety News]

• Burger King’s Whopper Bar will soon introduce a giant hamburger shaped and flavored like a pizza, which will serve six. [NRN]

• Though almost any regional delicacy can now be ordered off the internet, many still prefer to get their culinary souvenirs while traveling. [NYT]

• Watermelon growers are increasingly focusing their attentions on small seedless melons. [NYT]

• Though Springfield, Utah banned chain restaurants in 2006, owners of a prospective Subway franchise are now suing to reverse the ordinance. [USA Today]

• Sun Chips consumers are not happy about the product’s eco-friendly new bag, which they charge is just too loud. [WSJ]

The Bazaar and Katsuya Expanding to South Beach; Tacos Don Jorge Recalls Its