Lox Under Fire as Non-Kosher; Coffee’s Third Wave Brought to You by Starbucks


A group of ultra-orthodox rabbis has deemed several types of fish, including wild salmon, treif or unfit to be called kosher because they can carry anisakis, tiny parasitic worms.

Coffee’s third wave is being led by roasters like Stumptown, Intelligentsia, and Counter Culture. But you have to admit that Starbucks paved the way.

The team behind the Oscar-winning documentary The Cove organized a sting operation to expose a Santa Monica sushi restaurant that serves whale.
[NY Times]

New Yorkers headed outside in droves this past weekend, despite temperature that barely made it above 50, and restaurants accommodated them with outdoor seating.
[NY Times]

An 18 percent tax on pizza and soda could reduce Americans’ calorie intake enough to lower our average weight by 5 pounds per year, according to a new study.

McDonald’s sales continue to trump Wendy’s and Burger King’s. As unemployment remains high, Mickey D’s low prices give it an advantage over the competition.

Caterer Peter Callahan is responsible for the mini foods trend, including mini mac-and-cheese cups, mini fries cones, and the ever-popular mini sirloin burger.

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe was hospitalized with food poisoning during a visit to New York. He was in town to support The Trevor Project, a gay suicide prevention group.
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