Bourdain: I Am Not the Guy You Saw Last Night; Momo Boxes Now Available

Bourdain says he’s not the asshole he looked like on Top Chef last night. [Bravo]

In Momo news, David Chang has started serving bento-like Momo Boxes during lunch at Ssäm Bar. [Eat for Victory/VV]

Bobby Flay’s Bolo is about to be flattened to make way for more real estate. The 22nd Street curse continues! [Diner’s Journal/NYT]

The initial setback met by the calorie-posting commandos may have spurred them to expand the scope of restaurants they plan to target during the appeal. [NYT]

Josie Smith-Malave describes the anti-gay incident she faced over Labor Day weekend when nine to twelve young adults accosted only three women outside a Sea Cliff bar. [NYP]

A love letter to the unsung hero of food TV: “Bittman may be a Minimalist in the kitchen, but he’s quite the opposite when it comes to his show: it’s packed with hijinks and hilarity, dramatic cook-offs, food celebrities, dazzling plates of extraordinary food.” [Amateur Gourmet]

Ed Levine lays down the law on how to eat a bagel. [Serious Eats]

Catapano Dairy Farm in Peconic has installed solar panels to help produce its award-winning chèvre. [Mouthing Off/Food & Wine]

An installation at the Ars Technica festival in Linz features “a voice-activated, self-serve frozen custard machine … portion sizes are based on the level of depression the machine detects in a voice-stress analysis, so the sadder you are the more ice cream you get!” [Cakehead]

After a family became sick from E. coli bacteria, Stew Leonard’s has recalled ground-beef sold between June 30 and August 1 , which should be returned by consumers who froze it for later use. But what will be done for those who had a rough night after eating it? [NYP]

The price of all pasta is about to go up by 20 percent throughout Italy due to the rising cost of grain. [NYP]

Bourdain: I Am Not the Guy You Saw Last Night; Momo Boxes Now Available