Armani Pans Scarpetta; Hot-Dog Man Retires After 41 Years

• Giorgio Armani has harsh words for Scarpetta: “I ate spaghetti con pomodoro and basilico — and, here, I must interject something for your benefit. Americans overcook their pasta. Always. And there’s too much sauce.” [Moment/NYT]

• A Times Square hot-dog man is retiring after 41 years with his cart. His cousin will take over the business. [NYP]

• A man was shot in the neck outside Cozy Soup 'n' Burger on Monday morning. [NYP]

• Pepsi and Starbucks are just two companies that are working to shrink their “water footprint” — it takes about 35 gallons of water to produce one cup of coffee. [WSJ]

• Smithfield Foods, the country's biggest pork producer, will close six plants and cut 1,800 jobs. [WSJ]

• Chef Rafaele Ronca has moved from Bellavitae to Palma. [Strong Buzz]

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