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U.N. Calls for Increased Food Security; Mr. Chow Hires a Local Lawyer

• U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has made a call for greater efforts in strengthening food security and fighting hunger. [Kaiser Family Foundation]

• Michael “Mr. Chow” Chow hires local lawyer Bertram Fields in his ongoing legal battle against one-time employee Phillipe Chow, who plans to open Phillipe Chow restaurant in Beverly Hills soon. [Daily Dish]

• The presence of farmer’s markets has increased 71% nationwide in the last decade. [USA Today]

• Bob’s Big Boy in Burbank has gone solar. [PRNewswire]

• After partnering with SBE, Gladstone’s is already seeing profits rise. [L.A.T.]

• Three young thieves robbed a couple in a Temecula Denny’s parking lot. [My Valley News]

• A new website seeks to connect restaurant owners directly with farmers for greater access to buying produce. [NPR]

U.N. Calls for Increased Food Security; Mr. Chow Hires a Local Lawyer