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Malaysian Kitchen Food Truck Spreading the Good Food News; Café des Artistes Murals to Live On

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McDonald’s employees in Ohio received pamphlets with their paychecks encouraging them to vote Republican.
[USA Today]

Old Town Bar celebrated the 100th anniversary of its lovely Hinsdale Urinals last night, often cited as the most beautiful specimens in the city.
[Wall Street Journal]

Danny Meyer is throwing a job fair to help out the employees he had to let go from Tabla, the first restaurant he is closing in his 25 years as a restaurateur.
[Crain’s]

Malaysian restaurants like Laut are seeing a boost in business ever since the Malaysian Kitchen Food Truck started circulating and doling out samples of the cuisine.
[Wall Street Journal]

About a quarter to half of all food produced in the United States ends up in the garbage. One study showed that some 40 percent of food waste occurs in the home.
[NY Times]

Meanwhile, in Seattle, food waste must be separated from the rest of residents’ trash because it ends up getting recycled into compost and, soon, electricity.
[Voices of America]

Eating a lot of peanuts while pregnant could increase the risk that your child will be allergic to them, according to a new study.
[Reuters]

New York McRib fans are getting excited for its arrival to McDonald’s locations in the city. Previously, the elusive sandwich was only available for a limited time in select markets.
[NY Daily News]

The murals of Café des Artistes, which closed in August of 2009, will be restored, according to the owners of what will be the Leopard at Des Artistes.
[DNA Info]

A survey by the James Beard Foundation reveals that an increasing number of chefs are concerned about sustainability.
[Nation’s Restaurant News]

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