August Martin High School in Jamaica now has a student-run restaurant on campus. The Cook’s Cafe has students cooking for and serving faculty and staff, as well as planning the menu and balancing the budget.
[NY Daily News]
The European Commission and the US have reached an agreement that lifts the threat of a ban on Roquefort cheese, Spanish jamon and Italian sparkling water. In return, the US can now export triple the amount of non-hormone-treated beef to the EU (although we are still allowed to eat hormone-treated beef here in the good ol’ US of A).
[Wall Street Journal]
Chewing your food has always been considered good manners. A new study says it may also help us absorb nutrients and feel full. Using almonds as the test food, those who chewed longer absorbed significantly more healthy unsaturated fat.
Molly the angus cow, who escaped a Queens slaughterhouse, has been taken to a farm in Calverton, LI, where she will live rather than being made into meat.
Fox News’ Sean Hannity managed to find fault and humor in President Obama’s request for “spicy” or “Dijon” mustard on his cheeseburger, a condiment he referred to as elitist.