Australian Celebrity Chef in Fire Tragedy; Mothers to Blame for Pudgy Kids

• Matt Golinski, a celebrity chef from Australia and host of Ready, Steady, Cook, lost his family in a tragic fire over the holiday weekend. Golinksi is in critical but stable condition. [UPI News]

• Poor moms. They get blamed for everything. Especially their fat kids. [CNN]

• Adam Lambert has shifted his holiday eating regime from "vodka and jetlag" to that of a traditional Finnish feast. [People]

• Then again, maybe he should stick to bottle. A study says martinis and beer could in fact extend your life. [NYT]

• A Staten Island restaurateur has closed his business because the bullies over at the DOH won’t leave him alone. [NYP]