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Kitchen Fire at Knock; Rick Nichols Is the Best

• There was a fire in the kitchen at Knock in the Gayborhood, no one was hurt. [KYW]

Inky scribe Rick Nichols’ no-longer-available-online article on the Italian Market made it into the Best of Food Writing 2009 compilation. [Foobooz]

• The staff of Marc Vetri and Jose Garces’s restaurants will compete in a football game on Thanksgiving. [Inquirer]

• The latest trend for locavores: hunting lessons. [NYT]

Murray’s Cheese will open fifty locations in Kroger supermarkets across the country. [Diner’s Journal/NYT]

• The USDA is concerned that dozens of states aren’t properly administering food stamps. [WSJ]

• Were their bid for Cadbury successful, Hershey and Ferrero would likely split up the company. [NYP]

• Vietnam is reviving its puffer fish export program. [NYT]

Kitchen Fire at Knock; Rick Nichols Is the Best