Mediavore: Food Feud in Northampton; Celebrity Chef Cooks for Presidents

• Northampton’s Green Street Cafe is locked in a dispute with Smith over the college’s expansion plans, which would decimate the restaurant. [Globe]

• Celebrity chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten prepared halibut for Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush, and Jimmy Carter at the United Nations last night. Security was so tight that only the chef and one assistant were allowed in the kitchen. [Crain’s]

• Fortified foods are trendy, but they don’t always deliver the health benefits they promise. [WSJ]

• More and more children are choosing healthy options like yogurt and grilled chicken at fast food outlets. [Well/NYT]

• It turns out that Dubuque, Iowa has the highest average burger cost in the nation at $4.29. The nationwide average is $3.12. [Telegraph Herald via A Hamburger Today]

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Mediavore: Food Feud in Northampton; Celebrity Chef Cooks for Presidents