Fatty Foods Can Make You Depressed; Veselka Kiosk at First & First Could Close

A new study shows that people who eat more trans fats from cheese, milk, or processed foods may have a 48 percent increased risk of depression. [Bloomberg]

McDonald's Hamburger University, on the outskirts of Shanghai in China, can be harder to get into than Harvard. [Bloomberg]

The Veselka kiosk in First Park, located at 1st Street and First Avenue, could close now that the city Parks Department put out a request for proposals to operate the kiosk. [Crain's]

The new Kava Café in the West Village features a pair of next-generation Strada espresso machines built by La Marzocco, just the second and third in New York. [Ristretto]

Wendy's is hoping to sell off its Arby's side, and has plans to open 50 franchises in Argentina over the next 10 years. [Wall Street Journal]

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