Bye Bye Busboys




To cut costs, restaurants are eliminating busboys and leaving the table-clearing to servers, with mixed success. [WSJ]

Shocker! The Georgia peanut plant behind the salmonella peanut butter has a history of sanitation issues and health inspection violations.  [NY Times]

In the pre-competitions at the Bocuse d’Or, the French won the World Bread Cup, the World Pastry Cup, and an award for best cheese. Today, the main event begins. Go USA! [NY Times]

A German study finds that eating less may help older people improve their memory and reduce the risk of dementia. [NY Times]

An Australian study finds that men who drink have lower rates of erectile dysfunction than those who don’t. [NY Daily News]

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on January 27, 2009


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