Sleep Less, Eat More Calories; Kate’s Joint May Add Meat

• Payback: Gordon Ramsay is suing Laurier BBQ, f.k.a. Laurier Gordon Ramsay, claiming he was unfairly ousted from a partnership after just six months. [LF Press]

• There’s hardly a beverage market Starbucks isn’t getting into these days: first juice, now energy drinks. What’s next — “Tap water: brought to you by Starbucks”? [USAT]

• Kate Halpern, owner of embattled Kate’s Joint, may break down and add meat to the menu. As a longtime customer points out: ” … a vegetarian was the punk-rock thing to be … now, eating heritage pork is the punk-rock thing to be.” [WSJ]

• A study found that sleeping even an hour or so less than usual can cause people to eat 549 extra calories the following day. [NYDN]

• Everyone in the fast-food industry is really obsessed with that “daypart” known as breakfast and plotting ways to profit from the fact that few people sit down to a square morning meal anymore. [NRN]

• McDonald’s CEO Jim Skinner will step down in July, after seven years. It’s unclear whether this has anything to do with Pink-Slime-Gate. [Reuters via HuffPo]

• Today in pink slime: Grocery stores Safeway, SUPERVALU, and Food Lion have all agreed to stop selling the recent scourge of the meat industry. [ABC News]

Sleep Less, Eat More Calories; Kate’s Joint May Add Meat