If cocaine fueled restaurants in the eighties, we're now in the age of marijuana-influenced concepts. "These are restaurants created specially for the tastes of the slightly stoned, slightly drunk chef after work," explains Tony Bourdain. Not all chefs agree.
 The latest wonky health study (from Australia) in the Daily Mail: "Fighting an all- consuming desire for chocolate HobNobs or strawberry ice cream can have consequences ranging from simple memory lapses to car crashes, say scientists."
 Where to spot Tom Colicchio: he lives in the West Village and says he frequents the Spotted Pig and Barbuto.
 Not long after scoring a book deal, Amateur Gourmet Adam Roberts announced over Twitter that he has a new intern. While there's no denying he hit the final frontier of "making it," this sort of reminds us of when Kramer got an NYU intern on Seinfeld.
 Ben & Jerry's launches an ice cream truck in New York City this summer starting May 28, when you can find the mobile pleasure dispenser parked outside MoMA discovers Grub Street.