D'Agostino's Gets Carpeted; Pinkberry Gets Pumpkin

Four D'Agostino supermarkets in the city have covered their store floors with carpet in order to create a more enjoyable shopping experience. [NY Times]

A new study suggests that obesity in America can't be blamed on fast-food restaurants because obese people "also eat more when they eat at home." [Telegraph]

DeWitt Clinton High School in the Bronx is the latest school to have a professional restaurant chef come in to offer suggestions on how to improve cafeteria food. [NY Times]

Jackson Landers, a hunting instructor and locavore activist based in Virginia, is working on a book and reality show called Eating Aliens, like Canada geese. [NY Times]

Chefs around the country are serving obscure sustainable fish species, like redfish, sheepshead, and cuttlefish. In New York, Pearl Oyster Bar serves skate and pompano. [Wall Street Journal]

Artisanal jerky makers are producing dried-meat snacks made out of teriyaki pork, buffalo, and lamb. [Wall Street Journal]

Pinkberry has introduced its new pumpkin flavor for the holidays and is testing new hot drinks at select stores across the country. [Nation's Restaurant News]

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