GOSSIP—After Star magazine published a story about how Food Network's Giada De Laurentiis (who is married) had a "steamy hookup" with musician John Mayer, Giada fired back on her blog with an "Official Statement on Behalf of Giada De Laurentiis," demanding an apology. [GDL Blog]
WILLIAMSBURG— Fork in the Road reminds that the second annual Brooklyn Pie Bake-Off is taking place from 1 - 4 PM this Sunday at Williamsburg's Spacecraft. Admission costs $10, and includes three slices of pie and drinks from Ronnybrook and Brooklyn Brewery. [FitR]
FLATIRON—Starting on Monday and running through the end of December, The Hurricane Club will offer diners free shoe shines for free during lunch, from 11:30 AM - 3:30 PM.