Sushi Baron Creates Sustainable Tuna; Whole Foods Definitely Not Opening in Gowanus


• Sushi baron Hagen Stehr has figured out how to breed sustainable bluefin tuna. [Bloomberg]

• Whole Foods has officially shelved its plans to open its first Brooklyn store and will sell its land in Gowanus. [Brooklyn Paper]

• Thirteen New York City Dunkin’ Donuts will become branches of Canadian doughnut chain Tim Hortons. [NRN]

• Reports of Ama’s closing turn out to have been false — the restaurant is merely on vacation and will reopen in a few days. [Eater]
Earlier: Ama Closes, But the Napkin Dance Lives On

• Bitters are the hot new cocktail ingredient, popping up on menus everywhere from Rye to Macao Trading Co. [Metromix]

• Burger King’s new ad in Spain, which features a burger set in front of an image of the goddess Lakshmi and the text “A snack that is sacred,” has drawn criticism from Hindus. [ABC7 via Ad Age]

• A new congressional report raises concerns about the safety of bottled water. [Reuters]