For Shame: Park Slope Food Coop Members Send in Nannies to Cover Shifts; Mocktails A-Go-Go

New research shows that diners are eating outside the comfort zone of the "big three" ethnic cuisines -- Italian, Mexican, and Chinese -- and opting for Caribbean, Japanese, and Thai. [Nation's Restaurant News]

One out of eight restaurant workers has come to work at least twice in the past year while suffering from diarrhea or vomiting, according to a new survey. [CNN]

Martha Stewart's Everyday Food magazine is now available in digital form and is available at the iTunes app store. [Mediabistro]

If you weren't already leery of the Park Slope Food Coop, it turns out that some members might be sending their nannies to fill their work shifts for them. [NY Times]

Rising food prices have now caught up to grocery bills, with the cost of eating at home in the New York area rising eight times faster than restaurant menu prices. [NY Post]

Hoboken has gotten its first ever kosher eatery with a new branch of the vegetarian falafel chain Maoz. [Jewish Standard]

A number of restaurants, including Craft and Carmine's, are making exciting nonalcoholic mixed drinks to cater to their teetotal and pregnant customers. [NY Times]

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