- UM's resident cocktail master Paystyle shakes it up with Rachel Maddow for a Scotch-Off. Congratulations Pay!!!! Homeboy looks so dapper with a beard! (Gothamist)
- (heart)BREAKING: Condé Nast gives Gourmet Mag the axe. TRAGEDY (NYT Diner's Journal; via Amy T.)
- Eater offers a whopping $25 for food blogs across America to shut their shit down. Uhhh... we could all really use the money, right??? Assholes. (Eater; via Oishii Eats)
- Above video: Tyra explores Manhattan's food trucks: "You can eat high high high class food, on the STREET!" SHITSHOW. (Village Voice; via Amy T.)
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