Tootsie Rolls Go Kosher; Are Canned-Food Drives Useful?


• Just in time for Hanukkah, Tootsie Rolls are now kosher. [Boston Herald]

• Jose Jimenez, the pizzaiolo of Patsy’s, has died. [Slice]

• Despite the popularity of holiday canned-food drives, some food pantries don’t find the donations useful. [NYT]

• A mystery buyer could save Gino from closing because of a union dispute. [City Room/NYT]

• Coca-Cola has apologized after a visitor to its U.K. rewards site was given “U FUCKER” as a security code. [NYP]

• Qdoba is now offering kids’ meals. [NRN]

• An increasing number of restaurants in Turkey are returning to traditional Ottoman cuisine. [WSJ]