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CARSON—There might be some bankruptcy problems playing the role of the elephant in the room, but the opening of the 35th Fatburger location in Southern California has been officially announced. [BT]

COLICCHIOWIRE— In an interview with YumSugar, Mr. Tom Colicchio talks sandwich trends: "Everyone keeps talking about bahn mi. It's like bahn mi. Bahn mi. Bahn mi. I'm so over bahn mi. We've already been there done that with barbeque pork and pulled pork. I think it will be something inspired by Indian street food." [YumSugar via ENY]

KOGIWORLD—Residents of the following areas may want to be aware of the new Kogi stops: Cerritos, Lakewood, and La Palma. [KogiWire]

SHERMAN OAKS—Via Chowhound comes an update on the much-delayed Mazzarino's, which has been the victim of red tape and construction issues: "I spoke with Mazzarino's owner Liz this morning. The latest news is that the restaurant should be reopening in about 3 1/2 weeks." [CH]

HONG KONG—Today, a celebrated French chef will serve an apple/lemon appetizer unlike any other in history: "...Pierre Gagnaire will push back culinary boundaries with what is being described as the world's first entirely synthetic gourmet dish. Mr. Gagnaire, who has three Michelin stars, has worked for months with Hervé This, the founder of molecular gastronomy, to create the recipe — entitled le note à note — from chemical compounds." [Times UK]

[Photo of Fatburger in Redondo: Flickr/thorsten71]

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