Mummers and Mayor Celebrate Diner’s Reopening; Food and Modeling Live Happily Ever After, Thanks to Carla Hall

• Mummers and the Mayor congratulate greasy spoon tycoon Michael Petrogiannis for resurrecting the long dormant Broad Street Diner. [CBS Philly]

• Modeling and food aren’t usually a happy marriage, but when Carla Hall hit Europe for the runway, way back when, that’s when the culinary love affair began. [WSJ]

• Wendy’s is big in Japan. Again. The chain has returned with ambitious hopes, after Tokyo’s fickle market dis’ed them a few years ago. [Financial Times]

• Elsewhere in Asia, China’s first Hello Kitty restaurant opened and it looks like a hit. Meow. [China Daily]

• Remember TC winner Hosea Hosenberg? Here he is playing poker and talking about why he chose the kitchen over outer-space. [Miami New Times]

Mummers and Mayor Celebrate Diner’s Reopening; Food and Modeling Live