Emeril Chills Out in New Show; Houston Wants to Woo New York

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• Trump is opening an outlet of Il Mulino at the Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, and it will have a trattoria annex complete with flat-screen TVs. [Daily Journal]

• Say good-bye to Bam! and chorizo. Emeril Lagasse's new show, Emeril Green, will have notably less pizzazz and focus on healthier, locavore eating. [Reuters]

• A creepy video zooms in on Mario Batali dining with his family outside at Da Silvano last week, and justifies the surveillance with the excuse that it's proof he "checks out the competition." [Newsroom]

• Seventeen Houston chefs are in town this week to convince New Yorkers that their hometown is a culinary destination. [Houston Chronicle]

• Vegans have little luck finding edibles in airports and even have trouble when they bring their own. One traveler had his peanut butter confiscated because it was too creamy. [NYT]