The Daily Dish: October 16, 2015
Today on The Daily Dish: Giada De Laurentis is moving on up, Katz finds a second home, Pepsi co starts making phones, and a Hagen-Daz raid
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Following her divorce, Food Network celebrity Giada De Laurentiis has reportedly set her sights on a swanky $6 million home in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles that previously belonged to “King of Swing” Benny Goodman, the legendary jazz musician and bandleader. De Laurentiis’ ex-husband, Todd Thompson, kept their $3.2 million home in the same neighborhood as part of their divorce settlement.
Pastrami on rye, meet the East River Brooklyn food hall. After months of speculation, Katz’s Delicatessen, the iconic Jewish deli, announced plans to expand to Downtown Brooklyn. Don’t worry Katz’s fans: They’ll keep the original location on Houston Street. The new Katz’s will open next year, in the new Dekalb Market Hall at City Point, which will be Brooklyn’s first food hall.
PepsiCo is adding an unusual product to its line of sodas and snacks: smartphones. You heard right! PepsiCo, with Android is releasing the phone in China, lending its name and logo, but not contributing to the manufacturing. The first phone will be called the Pepsi P1 and could be released in Beijing this month. The price will be 1,299 Yuan (about $205 USD).
Thieves stole more than 230 pints of ice cream last week from a New York City Duane Reade. The robbers stuffed 226 pints of 14-ounce Häagen-Dazs and six 16-ounce tubs of Delish ice creams into backpacks. At least they have pretty good taste.
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