World’s Heaviest Mother on Weight-Loss Path; Where to Eat in Sunset Park

• “World’s Heaviest Mother” Donna Simpson has turned the tables and wants to start losing weight — on a reality-TV show, naturally. [NYDN]

• If she changes her mind about that, a new sandwich at Denny’s should be the first thing she eats: The Mac ‘n Cheese Big Daddy Patty Melt is a beef patty topped with macaroni and cheese and more melted Cheddar cheese, on potato bread. [NYDN]

• Should you find yourself in Sunset Park, a.k.a. Brooklyn’s Chinatown, this long weekend, here are Robert Sietsema’s eleven favorite places out there to eat. [Fork in the Road/VV]

• Though increasingly vilified, salt is also called out more and more as an ingredient on menus. Raise the roof for Himalayan sea salt. [NRN]

• Research shows that a lighter midday meal can shave off pounds, even when subjects eat normally the rest of the day. Salad lunch! [Independent UK]