Of all the crazy news reports and columns about last week's Department of Health kerfluffle at Per Se, Steve Cuozzo at the New York Post delivers the best takedown of all -- calling the violations "criminally ludicrous."
If nothing makes you hungry for a perfectly seared steak like a restrained woman lying spread eagle on her back with her bra showing, then congratulations! Nick Varano is opening the restaurant for you!
But wacky food world photos seem to be coming out of the woodwork today, as everyone gears up for the official start of summer, and we took it upon ourselves to document three such examples of chef weirdness below. Think along the lines of Guy Fieri-shaped balloon animals. Go ahead. Give up, too.