Canning Is Back; Bacon Battle in the Meatpacking District

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• Locavorism and frugality have led to a resurgence of canning. [WSJ]

• A woman dressed as a giant piece of bacon recently accosted halal street-food vendors in the meatpacking district about pork. [Vanishing New York]

• Noah Tepperberg and Jason Strauss will partner with the owners of Artichoke to develop Artichoke Pizza and Bar. [Eater]

• Park Slopers aren't happy about the noise emanating from rooftop lounge Vue. [Brooklyn Paper]

Mad Men's Bryan Batt on the last time he found himself at Monkey Bar: "I ended up drinking champagne out of my friend’s Manolo Blahniks, which I don’t usually do. Drink champagne. But I remember there was this piano player who was murdering “Memories” from Cats, so I had to go up there and sing." [Metromix]

• Ninety-calorie mini-cans of Coke will soon arrive in New York. [Washington Business Journal]

• UrbanSpoon's much-advertised iPhone app now brings up a list of restaurants when you point your phone in the direction you'd like to go. [NYT]

• Connecticut's attorney general is investigating product labels that promote foods like Kellogg's Froot Loops as "healthy choices." [NYT]