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The Ace of Cakes Duff Goldman is Coming to San Jose; Eva Longoria Sells Her Vegas Restaurant

• Duff Goldman, the Ace of Cakes himself, is coming for an event at Santana Row in San Jose on Saturday. [Food Gal]

• Mountain View police are still looking for help from the public to solve a brazen armed robbery, involving an Uzi-like gun, that happened at an In-N-Out on September 15. The restaurant was packed at the time of the robbery, around 9:30 p.m. but many customers left before cops could interview them. [SF Gate]

• On the eve of Lers Ros becoming a two-restaurant chain, and after the Chron profiled him this summer, chef Tom Silargorn submits to some questions from SF Weekly’s Jonathan Kauffman. [SFoodie]

• Friendly’s is filing for Chapter 11 and closing 63 under-performing locations. [Reuters]

• Don’t worry, Eva Longoria’s troubles are nearly over: Landry’s (which owns Chart House) will buy her bankrupt Las Vegas restaurant Beso. [NRN]

• Commodity prices have been up, up, up, but it seems the price of flour and chocolate might finally fall. Bakers rejoice! [USAT]

• Lunchbox-packing has become a competitive sport; if you don’t leave your kid a loving note, you’re a huge jerk. [WSJ]

• As fancy cheeses have come of age, “the affineur has become the cheese world’s version of the mixologist”; some don’t buy that affinage (aging) is important, however. [NYT]

The Ace of Cakes Duff Goldman is Coming to San Jose; Eva Longoria Sells