It’s a Boy! Prince William and Kate Middleton just welcomed the future king of England, a baby boy. Of course, it’s not uncommon for chefs, inspired by the momentous occasions in the lives of the royal family, to mark the day by creating new recipes–Escoffier supposedly invented cherries jubilee in honor of one of Queen Victoria’s anniversaries, and then you have mayo-heavy dishes like coronation chicken and jubilee chicken, for Queen Elizabeth II and George V. But how much would you be willing to bet that the first solid food li’l Prince ____ eats will be mushy peas? You Want Hay WIth That? A woman riding a horse in England attempts to order from McDonald’s using the drive-thru and is turned down, so she leads the horse inside, where it leaves a, um, Happy Meal prize. A Food Winter Is Coming: Are we facing a massive food crisis, thanks to climate change and bureaucratic intransigence? This NY Times columnist is convinced. Why Not ‘Spicy A-Meatball’? A food truck is banned from the Saratoga race course and a plaza in Albany because a state official found its name–Wandering Dago–offensive. The owners say they chose the name to honor their Italian heritage, citing the legend that the epithet came about because Italian immigrants were paid “as the day goes”: “That’s how we make our money, as they day goes. … And since we wander to different cities during the day, we thought the name was perfect.” Of course, the more generally accepted explanation for the term is that the term was originally “Diego,” and applied to Spanish sailors, and gradually morphed into an offensive way to refer to Italians of any profession. Which probably wouldn’t convince them to change the name, but just saying.