Brawl at the Kells; Busy Chefs Rely on GMs

• A dispute over a bar tab at The Kells ended with a patron throwing a stool at the bartender. [Allston-Brighton TAB]

• Chefs with multiple restaurants (like Paul O’Connell of Chez Henri and the Chilmark Tavern) often rely on their general managers to keep everything running smoothly. [Chowder/BoMag]

• Jonathan Safran Foer’s Eating Animals converted Natalie Portman to veganism. [HuffPo]

• Though Ad Hoc at Home is billed as Thomas Keller’s most accessible book yet, home cooks may still find it challenging. [WSJ]

• Playwright Paul Rudnick basically lives on sweets. [NYT]

• Meat companies are not happy about the “Meatless Mondays” recently instituted in Baltimore public school cafeterias. [The Atlantic Food]

• A man dressed as Colonel Sanders managed to finagle his way into the U.N., where he then posed for a photo with General Assembly president Ali Treki. [Telegraph]

• Food blogger Luisa Weiss of The Wednesday Chef has gotten a book deal. [Eat Me Daily]

• Pennsylvania police recently stumbled upon what they thought was a meth lab, but turned out to be a defunct wine-making operation. [NYP]

Brawl at the Kells; Busy Chefs Rely on GMs