‘Got Milf?’ Shirts Offend ‘Got Milk?’ Team; Nazarian’s Hotel Plans Slow Down

• The creative forces behind “Got Milk?” are seeking legal action to stop two guys from selling their “Got Milf?” T-shirts. [Courthouse News]

• Despite ongoing success in the nightlife and restaurant industry, Sam Nazarian’s hotel plans have been set back due to the economy. [Wall Street Journal]

• Peet’s Coffee is buying wholesale Diedrich Coffee for $213 million. [FastFoodMaven]

• Local dentists are participating in a Halloween Candy Buyback program for kids, offering one dollar per pound of sugary treats, with the intent of sending the candy to troops in Iraq. [NBC L.A.]

• Rocky Oaks Estate, which comes with a merlot, syrah, cabernet, and pinot noir vineyard, is on sale in Malibu for $65 million. [dBusinessNews]

• The season premiere of Iron Chef America takes place at the White House and features Michelle Obama. [NYT]

• White House chef Sam Kass’ job combines cooking with policy work, meeting with the President regularly about child nutrition legislation. [NYT]

• Italian coffee company Illy is partnering with independent American coffee shops to build brand recognition. [WSJ]

• Australia’s wine makers are trying to widen their American recognition beyond Yellowtail. [WSJ]

• In an effort to boost bar sales, restaurants are beefing up their wine and beer lists. [NRN]

• The owner of a Denver sushi bar has been charged with fatally shooting a man at his restaurant. [Denver Post via Eater National]

‘Got Milf?’ Shirts Offend ‘Got Milk?’ Team; Nazarian’s Hotel Plans Slow Down