Restaurants Love Restaurant Week; Danny Meyer Forgets Anniversary

• Restaurant Week is a great deal for business-strapped restaurants and there’s a long waiting list of eateries who want to get in on the action. [WSJ]

• Danny Meyer forgot his twentieth wedding anniversary last week. [Page Six/NYP]

• Each country gives their own rations to troops in Afghanistan: The French supply cassoulet, while Americans hand out hamburgers. [NYT]

• Coffee prices are currently at a twelve-year high. [NYDN]

• Vegetable-based dishes and small plates will be trendy for menus this fall. [NRN]

• Kosher jerk chicken was a hit at yesterday’s West Indian American Day Carnival Parade. [NYDN]