Bloomberg’s a Cookie Fiend; L.A. Resists Cupcake Trend

Mayor Bloomberg calls the oatmeal-raisin cookies served up at Gracie Mansion “addictive,” an opinion not shared by Giuliani, who didn’t care for the in-house baker’s sweets. [NYDN]

Fresh owner Eric Tevrow pleaded guilty to pocketing more than $1 million in sales and payroll taxes from his restaurants. [NYP]

Tickets for Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s tribute dinner at next year’s South Beach Wine & Food Festival have already sold out, despite being $500 a pop. Naturally, scalpers are already reselling them on eBay. [NYP]

Delta Airlines worked with chef Todd English of Olives to develop some airline food passengers might actually want to eat. [NYT]

The new Pop Burger in midtown seems to be specializing in paltry food portions, but those sliders sure are cute! [Midtown Lunch]
Related: Midtown Pop Burger Unveils Its Poppin’ Façade

The new Love coffee truck is not the result of a rift between Mud owners but rather of some bad business deals. Keep an eye out for the forthcoming lawsuit. [Eater]

L.A. to New York: Keep your cupcakes! We can’t walk them off so easily. [Zagat]

Bloomberg’s a Cookie Fiend; L.A. Resists Cupcake Trend