Sears Stocks Your Fridge; Burger King Runs Out of Ribs

You know it for fridges. Now Sears is looking to sell food, too. The company quietly launched MyGofer on Memorial Day in Manhattan and the Hamptons, which delivers groceries and other goods from its Kmart stores. [Chicago Tribune]

Since being voted the best restaurant in the world by San Pellegrino, Noma in Copenhagen now receives 100,000 reservation requests a month for its $160 eight-course menu. [Wall Street Journal]

The ultimate World Cup roundup: a bar for each country. Just don't expect to get into Nevada Smiths. Customers will likely camp out for a spot. [Wall Street Journal]

ESPN marketers will pass out schedules and posters in "ethnic" bars during the World Cup. The network is also using food trucks in New York and L.A. to spread its message. [AP]

Due to popular demand, Burger King is running out of its new grilled short ribs, meaning the limited-time offer on the ribs, slated to end June 20, may be cut short. [Wall Street Journal]

A brunch disaster unfolded at Balthazar, Pastis, and Keith McNally's other restaurants last weekend when a truck loaded with bread and pastries was stolen. [NY Post]

Wendy's/Arby's Group has announced that an unnamed party has expressed interest in a potential takeover deal, which has already boosted the fast-food chain's share price. [Reuters]

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