Philabundance Needs Turkeys; Fox NY Slams Starr

• Due to overwhelming need, Philabundance is asking people to donate extra turkeys this Thanksgiving. [KYW]

• Fox New York names Stephen Starr as one of Philly’s top 10 jerks; Illadelph points out that Starr is technically New York’s jerk now, too. [Illadelph]

• Padma Lakshmi will appear on 30 Rock on November 12. [Eater National]

• A New Hampshire restaurant has set a world record with a 222.5 pound meatball. [NYDN]

• Foreign food is ultra-popular in China right now with over 5,000 Western restaurants in Beijing alone. [ABC News]

Nation’s Restaurant News will go bi-weekly next year, rather than its current weekly schedule. [Food Writer’s Diary]

• Former Gourmet staffer Francis Lam has been tapped to head Salon’s forthcoming food site. [Eater National]

Philabundance Needs Turkeys; Fox NY Slams Starr