By  on September 16, 2011

Bloomingdale’s chairman and chief executive officer Michael Gould is generally a light eater, though when it comes to serving it up at the store, the appetite is growing.

“I don’t know about other department stores, but we are in the entertainment business and that means a lot of different things — one of them is food,” Gould said in an interview, just before Magnolia Bakery opened today inside Bloomingdale’s 59th Street flagship. “Certainly in this building, there’s enormous opportunity for more food. I think it’s been underplayed.”

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