Bloomberg Defends Soda Ban, Doughnut Day

We know how Jon Stewart feels about Bloomberg's proposed soda ban (not a fan), and we don't think Stewart's alone. Bloomberg knows he's gonna have to sell this idea, so this morning he hit Today to talk about it with Matt Lauer. He makes all the points he's made before, but Lauer's gotcha moment comes when the host points out that Bloomberg is also pro–Doughnut Day. See how the Mayor responds in the clip, straight ahead.

Latest News from Grub Street

Jennifer Lopez Drops by Dos Caminos; Jake Gyllenhaal Lunches at Má Pêche

This week’s Celebrity Settings.

A New Study Says Alcohol Literally Makes Bad Food Smell Better

More good news for Taco Bell!

Grub Street’s Restaurant Power Rankings: Long Summer Weekend Edition

Find out where to eat in our weekly ranking of the city's most-buzzed-about restaurants.

Pommes Frites Still Needs Your Help

The owners have launched a crowd-funding campaign to cover equipment costs.

SoBe Lifewater Accidentally Reminds Customers How Awful It Must Be to Work at SoBe Lifewater

A "Help me trapped in SoBe factory" bottle cap joke isn't going over so well.

Thomas Keller’s Per Se Agrees to Pay $500,000 After Withholding Servers’ Tips

The restaurant says the confusion stems from "an unintentional oversight."

A 93-Year-Old Vet Is Getting NYC’s First Ecofriendly Food Cart

The city has promised disabled veterans the first 100 carts.

Lafayette Now Sells Artisanal Push-Pops

A brand-new childhood-throwback dessert.

Whole Foods Executives Admit to Overcharging Customers

"Straight up, we made some mistakes."

Josh ‘the Fat Jew’ Ostrovsky Loves Benihana, Hates Group Birthday Dinners

"The martinis had olives in them. Is that considered a salad?"