Pope’s Meals Under High Security; Kosher Margarine Shortage

• The meal Lidia Bastianich is preparing for the Pope will have to be inspected by Secret Service agents before and after cooking. [NYDN]
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• The weekend countdown to the return of Gossip Girl on Monday begins with this slideshow of restaurants the show has been filmed in. [Metromix NY]
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• A judge ordered Patsy’s Pizzeria to post signs stating, “We are not affiliated with Patsy’s Italian Restaurant.” [NYP]
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• In a totally unscientific experiment, two Daily News writers discover what Whole Foods shoppers have already known for years: Eating organic costs a lot more than eating whatever comes your way. [NYDN]

• A shortage of kosher-for-Passover margarine across the nation has Jewish families wondering how they’re going to do their holiday baking. [WSJ]
Related: Matzo Snacks Unavailable for Passover? It Has to Be a Conspiracy!

• Jeffrey Chodorow is opening a Kobe Club in East Hampton next month. [Strong Buzz]

• The Daily News has Josh Ozersky’s picks for best and worst burgers in the city. [NYDN]

Pope’s Meals Under High Security; Kosher Margarine Shortage