Price Increases at Starbucks; Mariah Carey Makes Champagne


Starbucks has raised prices on every drink except drip coffee. [NYP]

Mariah Carey will soon launch her own brand of rose called Angel Champagne. [NYDN]

California's Huntington Meat Packing has recalled 864,000 pounds of ground beef due to E. coli fears. [Reuters]

Kraft will buy Cadbury for 19 billion dollars. [NYP]

In an effort to combat alcoholism, British officials have banned drinking games in pubs and may institute mandatory minimum prices on alcohol. [WSJ]

Mario Batali and Tom Colicchio are producing a documentary about hunger in America, co-directed by Colicchio's wife Lori Silverbush. [Daily Dish/LAT]

Gordon Ramsay will start Tweeting on February 1. [Monsters & Critics]

Sam Talbot has separated from his wife and is rumored to be seeing Kelly Bensimon. [NYP]