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How to Organize a Bakesale for Haiti; Food Inc. Gets Best Documentary Nod

Chez Panisse alum Samin Nosrat discusses the anatomy of her Bakesale for Haiti, which went down simultaneously outside Pizzaiolo, Bi-Rite, and Gioia in Berkeley. [The Atlantic]

• The winner at last weekend’s punch contest at Omnivore Books? Something called Mission Gutter Juice involving vodka, Bud Lite, Fresca, and lemonade. [SFoodie]

Anthony’s Cookies, just down the road from the briefly shuttered Mission Minis, also got shut down orders from the city after failing to procure, like, any permits. Mission Minis is back open, by the way. [Eater]

• Wine director Stephan Lacroix is out at the Ritz and is heading to NYC to work at Gilt in the Palace Hotel. [Tablehopper]

Food, Inc. is an Oscar nominee for Best Documentary Feature. [Vulture]

• High-end pork rinds are popping up on restaurant menus nationwide. [NYT]

• Domino’s emerged victorious from an independent national taste test pitting its pizza against Pizza Hut and Papa John’s. [NRN]

• Vegetables are the number one food consumed in homes during the Super Bowl. [NYDN]

• Even “pre-washed” salads are full of bacteria, finds a new study. [Consumer Reports]

• Japanese whiskey distillers are looking to beef up their presence internationally. [WSJ]

• Anheuser-Busch’s new Select 55 is, with 55 calories, the lightest of all light beers. [Chicago Sun-Times]

• Two Tennessee men were arrested after stealing $300 worth of snack cakes. [NYP]

How to Organize a Bakesale for Haiti; Food Inc. Gets Best Documentary