Superstar chef Ferran Adrià is forming a new partnership now that El Bulli is about to close … with PepsiCo. [Eater]
Jamie Oliver wins one for the kids as the Los Angeles Unified School District decides to ban flavored milks.
Twenty coffee experts gather in Santa Marta, Colombia, to judge the best beans in the Cup of Excellence competition. [Wired]
A craft-beer renaissance is currently taking place in Japan as small brewers take on giants Asahi, Sapporo, and Kirin. [Slate]
Elmhurst Dairy workers in Queens are up in arms after Starbucks considers going with Texas-based, non-union Dean Foods, which is the biggest milk supplier in the country. [Daily News]