Comfort Food Scientifically Proven to Chase Away Blues; Veggie Burgers Upgrade


Comfort food is shown to chase away feelings of loneliness, according to a new study, which suggested that just thinking about foods from childhood can make people feel better.

Del Monte is recalling nearly 5,000 cartons of cantaloupes that may be contaminated with a form of salmonella.

Nestlé, under increased scrutiny following reports of child exploitation on cocoa farms in Africa, says ending child labor in rural areas would be impossible.

Barbuto’s Jonathan Waxman did not use a professional writer, as many chefs do, to write his cookbook, Italian, My Way.
[NY Times]

Veggie burgers across the country are getting an upgrade, including at Burger & Barrel in Soho, where Josh Capon says his chickpea-based meatless option “eats like a burger.”
[NY Times]

The tsunami in Japan devastated fish markets, which has affected how New York sushi restaurants are purchasing seafood.
[NY Times]

The Shop Brooklyn is a beer-and-wine bar housed inside a motorcycle garage on Metropolitan Avenue in Williamsburg.
[NY Post]