Study: Americans Won’t Pay More for Healthy Food; The E.Coli Outbreak in Germany Really Is the Worst Ever


The new generation of Silicon Valley millionaires may be foodies, but they prefer cheaper food to fancy restaurants, and are partial to ethnic fare.
[Wall Street Journal]

The restaurant industry is applauding legislators for changing debit-card swipe fees from 44 cents on average per transaction to a maximum of 12 cents.
[Nation’s Restaurant News]

A new study shows that Americans are mostly unwilling to pay extra for healthy food when dining out.
[Nation’s Restaurant News]

Experts agree that the E. coli outbreak in Germany is the worst of its kind. Whether buying local is safer is debatable, but it makes it easier to control such an outbreak.
[NY Times]

Mixologist Eben Freeman shops for ice-cube trays at T & T Plastic Land in Tribeca and at the Museum of Modern Art Design Shop in Soho.
[NY Times]