Native Oysters Threatened; Currywurst Museum Opens


• Rare native Tomales Bay oysters are being threatened by non-natie whelk snails. [SF Chronicle]

• You can get some really great deals right now on a few imported and local red wines. [SF Examiner]

• Dole Food, the fruit production giant that has been privately held since 2003, has filed for an IPO with the hopes of raising $500 million to pay down debts. [Reuters]

• The Currywurst Museum, devoted to the German sausage, has opened in Berlin. [Reuters]

• Restaurants are turning to extreme promotional gimmicks to get bodies in the door, thanks to the “magnitude of weakness” in the chain sector. [MarketWatch]

• Sales of rare bottles of whisky are on the rise. [WSJ]