Mediavore: Gialina is Still the Best

• Michael Bauer took Serious Eats founder Ed Levine to Gialina Pizzeria, which he claimed was the best pizza joint in town. Fortunately for the B-man’s reputation, it performed. [SF Gate]

• A court dismissed a woman’s complaint that Cap’n Crunch Crunchberries cereal is misleading because it contains no actual berries. “This Court is not aware of, nor has Plaintiff alleged the existence of, any actual fruit referred to as a ‘crunchberry.’” [Consumerist]

• Among a stack of legislation passed in Sacramento this week was a bill imposing nutrition requirements on daycare centers. [SF Chronicle]

• A little more on the Amuse Bouche Guy, or Murat the Muffin Man, as the Chron calls him: The French immigrant moved here for love, but found himself jobless. He started selling muffins to get by. [SF Gate]

• Despite being hit hard in last year’s market fall, restaurant stocks are recovering nicely, with several recently tripling (or more) the value of their lowest points. [The Street]

• Lunch trucks are hip and popular, to be sure, but they’re also changing consumers’ expectations of lunch: local, organic, high-quality preparations are becoming the norm. [WSJ]

• Despite his financial troubles stateside, Gordon Ramsay is set to reopen Petrus, his flagship restaurant, in London’s Belgravia neighborhood. According to Ramsay, the reopening marks a new chapter in his brand’s life. [Bloomberg]


Mediavore: Gialina is Still the Best