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Taco Bell Bottling Its Hot Sauce; Eddie Huang's Podcast

STORE SHELVES— Fast-food chain Taco Bell has now joined forces with Kraft Foods to unleash a new line of grocery products, featuring Taco Bell-branded hot sauce, taco seasoning packets, and a "Cinnamon Nachos Dessert Kit." Brand Eating chats with Taco Bell brand manager Adam Grablick, who says the grocery recipes "match the [restaurant] formulas as best we can. Some products are the exact same formula, some are slightly different." [Brand Eating]

PODCASTS— Chef/memoir writer/rabblerouser Eddie Huang can add another hyphenate to his growing list: podcast host. The first episode of Huang's new podcast Monosodium Glutamate is now live on Blog Talk Radio, and the first episode — with Huang and co-host Elena Bergeron — focuses on "authenticity." [EaterWire]

NEW YORK CITY— The Roger Smith Hotel has announced the full line-up for its upcoming technology-focused food conference, scheduled for April 3 through 5. The 2014 Roger Smith Conference on Food will feature panels like "The Business of Pasta" and "The Many Conundrums of Raw and Pasteurized Milk." Registration is now open to the $399 event (with tickets to workshops available a la carte). [EaterWire]