Jay-Z Sues His Own Chef at The 40/40 Club and More News

In today's Media Mix, more chatter about Tavern on the Green, plus Marc Summers survives a car accident
Media Mix
Arthur Bovino

The Daily Meal brings you the biggest news from the food world.

Jay-Z Sues Club Chef: The rapper has filed a $1.5 million lawsuit against chef Mike Shand, who was chosen to helm the kitchen at Jay-Z's 40/40 Club after touring with Jay-Z and Beyoncé. Court papers say Shand "failed to perform on significant aspects." [NY Post]

Chef Chats About Tavern on the Green: In the revamped historic New York restaurant, chef Katy Sparks promises a lot of grill and griddle space, plus a takeout window right into the park. [Zagat]

Starbucks Restroom Lines Are Going to Get Worse: New legislation in New York says coffee shops or restaurants with occupancies of 30 or less are now only required to have one bathroom per sex for customers, instead of two. [NY Times]

Marc Summers' Close Call: The Food Network personality was in a car accident after his cab driver lost control in the rain and hydroplaned. "My eye socket got all swollen. I'm having trouble seeing completely out of the left eye... There's lots of titanium and screws in my face," Summers told People. [TV Guide]