Giada and John Mayer Deny Canoodling; Spaceland Will Close in March

• Both Giada de Laurentiis and John Mayer are denying rumors of an alleged affair; the Food Network star is “heartbroken,” while a rep for Mayer calls the claims “ridiculous.” [CBS News]

• Silver Lake institution Spaceland will close next March to become electro-dance-centric club The Satellite. But can the smell of hipsters and cigarettes ever be scrubbed away? [L.A. Times]

• Newport’s super-saccharine Wonderland Bakery is now open at The Grove. [Sun Herald]

• Wolfgang Puck is opening a version of his steakhouse, Cut, in London next year. [Bloomberg]

• Local entertainment industry professionals make up the bulk of “Foodies,” a loose organization “more likely to trawl the city in pursuit of Korean soybean milk cold noodles than, say, nibble on small plates at A.O.C.” [L.A. Foodies]

• The first meal served to world leaders attending the G-20 summit in Seoul will not be Korean food, but rather “a simple Western-style, three-course meal,” an organizer says. But hey, the steaks will come from persimmon-fed cows. [Korea Real Time/WSJ]

• Rising food costs are to blame for further inflation spikes in both China and Hungary. [International Business Times, Bloomberg]

• As if being stranded on the Carnival cruise ship Splendor weren’t bad enough, everyone onboard is being forced to eat Spam, canned crab meat, and Pop-Tarts while they await rescuer tugboats. [USAT]

• Permit regulations and parking restrictions for food trucks are being planned in L.A. [L.A. Times]

Giada and John Mayer Deny Canoodling; Spaceland Will Close in March