SunChips Lose the Noisy Green Bag; Brooklyn Makes Out in 2011 Zagat Guide

SunChip lovers who bemoaned the new biodegradable packaging for being too loud can rejoice. Frito-Lay is pulling most of the green packaging in response to the outcry. Only SunChips' original flavor will keep the compostable bags, while other flavors go back to conventional packaging. [Wall Street Journal]

Forget burgers. Tacos are the comfort food of the moment. Even at this year's NYC Wine & Food Fest, where Bobby Flay's Tacos & Tequila bash is the sold-out marquee event. [NY Post]

Steve Cuozzo rejoices over the return of true upscale dining with restaurants like Lincoln, the Lambs Club, and Osteria Morini, and hopes they can prove themselves. [NY Post]

According to a new study, black boys are shown to have the highest rates of food allergies in the United States. [BusinessWeek]

Brooklyn is the star of the 2011 New York City ­Zagat Survey, out today, with 11 restaurants in the Borough of Kings earning top scores. [NY Daily News]

Meanwhile Le Bernardin scored an unconditional 29 for food, the first restaurant to do so since the original Bouley in 1996. [Diner's Journal]

A roundup of the best Cajun-style cheap grub in Williamsburg includes Jen-N-Outlaws Fish Fry Truck and Crawfish Boil, Goods, and Honeychiles'. [TONY]

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