VH1 Announces Famous Food; Free Dish at Cafe Gratitude

• April Fools, again? An upcoming VH1 reality show, Famous Food, will feature Heidi Montag, Ashley Dupré, and other people who probably don’t really eat launching a restaurant. [Popwatch/EW]

• Uh-oh! It’s looking like it could be strike time again at our supermarkets as over 60,000 grocery workers have voted to authorize a strike if talks with Ralphs, Vons and Albertsons break down. [KABC]

• Thai slave labor in the U.S. finds a male majority working in “garment work, domestic work, welding,” and increasingly on farms. [Hawaii Reporter]

Cafe Gratitude’s “I AM Grateful Bowl” is totally free of charge. Hey, nice looks, L.A. Times! We can’t wait to tell that guy who digs through our recycling. [LAT]

• Someone else is talking all that crazy stuff about eating insects again! [AP/Google News]

• A couple of winemakers marketing to frazzled mothers are fighting over the word “Mommy” on labels. Maybe everyone just needs to calm down and have a nice glass of Pinot, hmmm? [West Law News & Insight]

• Nathan’s Famous hot-dog-eating contest on Coney Island will separate the women from the men this year, though, in keeping with pervasive wage disparities, the ladies’ prize is a measly $5,000 compared to $20,000 for the men. [CNN]

• Turns out the biggest losers might be viewers of shows about weight loss: A study shows that looking at fat people can cause the beholder to gain weight. [Healthland/Time]

VH1 Announces Famous Food; Free Dish at Cafe Gratitude