Padma Shares Fitness Secrets; Judge Bans Gucci Gelato

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• Padma Lakshmi's shocking secret for staying thin: She works out. [NYT]

Top Chef has created a branded wine called Quickfire. [Yumsugar]

• By the end of next year, Michael Psilakis hopes to open a restaurant in Greece. [Zagat Buzz/Zagat]

• A judge has barred the ex-wife and daughter of a Gucci heir from selling Gucci-branded gelato. [NYP]

• Environmentalists are unhappy about a 8,320-acre proposed solar farm in the Mojave Desert. [Green Inc/NYT]