Real Housewife Writes a Cookbook; Arcadia Developer on Hunger Strike

Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice’s cookbook Skinny Italian comes out next month. [Publisher’s Weekly]

• Among new food options at Dodger Stadium is a health cart serving lettuce wraps and fruit, in case a new two-pound pretzel isn’t your thing. [L.A. Times]

• A car crashed through the wall of Northridge’s Gyros and Pizza House yesterday, injuring customers who were eating lunch. [Daily News]

• Arcadia real estate developer Henry Nunez is on a hunger strike to protest the City Council’s rejection of the new zoning laws he helped create. [L.A. Times]

• Last year’s New York Times story on E. coli-tainted hamburgers won a Pulitzer Prize yesterday. [NYT]

• KFC’s new Double-Down sandwich is leading major outlets to declare what we already know: Bacon is the nation’s “food crush.” [MSNBC]

• Small portions and half-glasses of wine have helped boost California Pizza Kitchen’s profits. [Fast Food Maven]

• Continental, the last airline to serve food on domestic flights, is ending its service, while other airlines attempt to upgrade their for-sale food offerings. [L.A. Times]

• Despite once being employed as a aerothermodynamics engineer, 75-year-old Soichi Sayano took over his fatheer’s ramen noodle making business over 30 years ago. [L.A. Times]

• China is set to eclipse Japan as Starbucks’ second-biggest market, with the chain planning to open thousands of new stores in the nation. [WSJ]

• As part of Wal-Mart’s international expansion plans, the chain is helping Indian farmers innovate their farms. [NYT]

Real Housewife Writes a Cookbook; Arcadia Developer on Hunger Strike