NYSRA Fights Calorie Law Again; Bovine Waterboarding Video Released

The New York State Restaurant Association filed another suit in federal district court yesterday to prevent a law requiring some restaurants to post calorie information on menus and signs from being enacted. [Grub Street]

Was the Times guilty of scaremongering with its slew of mercury-in-tuna stories? [Slate]

With the recent spate of wine bar openings, it’s worth considering what really constitutes a wine bar. A good wine list is a good start! [Mouthing Off/Food & Wine]

A video released on Wednesday showed workers at a California slaughterhouse abusing sick cows by delivering electric shocks to them or subjecting them to a bovine form of waterboarding. [WP]

Celebrate Chinese New Year next week with a plateful of dumplings at places like Chinatown Brasserie, Rickshaw Dumpling Bar, or Dumpling House. [NYDN]

Local eateries are definitely happy that the Giants are in the Super Bowl, since some expect a 10 to 15 percent increase in sales on Sunday. [Newsday]