Marky Ramone Launches a Pasta Sauce; Donatella’s Blingy Pizza Oven

• Former Ramones drummer Marky Ramone, whose grandfather was a chef at 21 Club in New York City, is coming out with his own line of pasta sauces. [BoingBoing]

• Yesterday’s wind- and rainstorm destroyed not just cars and trees, but food carts, too. [NYDN]

• The pizza oven at Donatella Arpaia’s new Chelsea restaurant is blinged out with gold. [Eater NY]

• VBites, the U.K. vegan café belonging to Paul McCartney’s ex-wife Heather Mills, has shuttered temporarily. The restaurant claims it’s a short hiatus, but rumor has it it’s closed for good. [Hello]

• The SweeTango, a new breed of apple, has been so successful that the research orchards who were not awarded contracts with the fruit are suing its developers, claiming they’ll be put out of business. [LAT]

• Foreclosure proceedings have been called off against former Top Chef contestant Timothy Dean’s Baltimore restaurant. [ABC2]

• A Canadian restaurant association objects to some restaurants’ practice of requiring that servers wear tight or form-fitting clothing. [Vancouver Sun]