Peanut Butter Prices On the Rise; Topping Meat with Meat at Burger Restos

Newark Mayor Cory Booker announced that he decided to become a vegetarian as part of his anti-animal-cruelty campaign. [NY Post]

A new study has shown that it's possible to achieve peanut tolerance by attaching peanut proteins onto blood cells and reintroducing them to the body. [Sun Times]

Meanwhile, another bad year for peanut crops means that the price of peanut butter is going up next month. [Wall Street Journal]

Now that the labor dispute at the Boathouse has been resolved, the Hotel and Motel Trades Council has taken out ads inviting people to visit the Central Park restaurant. [Crain's]

In restaurants around the country, burgers are getting topped with more meat, like Smashburger's grilled pastrami burger. [Nation's Restaurant News]

A new smartphone app called B4YOUBOARD will allow airline passengers to order food for gate-side delivery at JFK. [Nation's Restaurant News]

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