Jean-Georges in the Country; Locavorism Comes to the iPhone

• Jean-Georges Vongerichten loves his weekend home in Waccabuc, where he drives a pickup truck, takes "big naps," and is considering getting some chickens to raise from Martha Stewart. [WSJ]

• A new iPhone app called Locavore helps users find the nearest farmers' markets and information about what's in season in your region. [Serious Eats]

• Jamie Oliver's promotion of British pork has made him PETA's newest target. [All Headline News via Feedbag]

• Miller Lite is launching a new campaign featuring redesigned bottles and cans in order to better compete with Coors Lite. [WSJ]

• The reason that hundreds of diners got sick at U.K. Michelin three-star restaurant the Fat Duck has been tentatively identified and, luckily for chef Heston Blumenthal, it has nothing to do with the food. Norovirus was the culprit. [Hospitality via Eater]

• Dining-trend alerts from Frank Bruni: trotters, little fried birds, and cheap wine. [Diner's Journal/NYT]

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