Ants on Happy Meals; Deli Meats Recall
Brooklyn artist Elizabeth Demaray is feeding her red harvester ants McDonald's Happy Meals for 30 days instead of their usual seeds as part of an installation at Exit Art. [NY Times]
Albany is starting to enforce a state tax law that calls for sliced bagels to be taxed (whereas whole bagels are not), leading to certain shop owners owing back taxes. [Wall Street Journal]
A number of New York restaurants are about to get outposts in the D.C. area, including Shake Shack, Luke's Lobster, and Bobby Flay's Burger Palace. [Washington Post]
A Buffalo, New York, company is recalling some 380,000 pounds of deli meat that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. [CNN]
Trying to lose weight by cutting out gluten is all the rage these days, but it probably doesn't work because gluten-free products are packed with carbs, sugar, fat, and calories. [Wall Street Journal]
Have a restaurant tip or other food-related news? Send it to email@example.com.
Get the Food & Drink Newsletter
Our weekly guide to New York dining includes food news and reviews, as well as dining events and interviews with chefs and restaurant owners.