Cake Boss Star Arrested; Vikings Raid L.A. Restaurants

Cake Boss star Remy Gonzalez was recently arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor. [TMZ]

• Frank Girardot, editor of the Pasadena Star-News, is calling for Pasadena restaurants to have letter grades. [Whittier Daily News]

• All chains with 20 or more locations nationally will have to post calorie counts as of March 2011. [Time]

• A small band of diners called The Norse Hollywood Dining Vikings are uniting each month at L.A. events and restaurants dressed in Viking costumes. [AOL News]

• As baby boomers age over the next ten years, restaurant traffic is expected to slow. [NRN]

• The FDA started the process to approve genetically modified salmon for public consumption yesterday. [Guardian]

• Casting is now under way for a pizzeria-based reality show. [Slice]

• This year’s State Fair of Texas will feature everything from fried beer to fried salad. [Pegasus News via Eater]

• The American Egg Board launches a campaign today to reassure the public of eggs’ safety. [Ad Age]

• Locavorism is all the rage in Denver. [NYT]

Cake Boss Star Arrested; Vikings Raid L.A. Restaurants