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Pop Rock Lawsuit

pop-rock-lawsuit.jpgJehangir Mehta, the chef and owner of the New York City restaurants Graffiti and Mehtaphor (and the runner up on season two of The Next Iron Chef) is suing rival chef Jesus Nunez of new restaurant Graffit for copyright infringement, arguing that the two month-old restaurant with a very similar name and concept is actively poaching customers and using the candy Pop Rocks in a dish—which Mehta calls his signature ingredient. Back in 2005, Star Chefs called Pop Rocks a "dessert trend." [-ENY-]