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Has In-n-Out Gone Downhill?; Jamie Oliver to Take a Petition to the White House

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Can we hear a verse of “Still the One”? Photo: JB Curio/Flickr

• Some jealous lady in Texas thinks In-n-Out has gone downhill since she was a kid growing up in California. Wtvr. [Eats/Dallas News]

• Chef Annie Somerville at Greens is going to be feted on April 10th for 30 years on the job. [SFoodie]

• Via Incanto’s “Head to Tail” dinner, a blogger learns from what parts of animals we get “pluck” and “pappa.” [Gastronomichael]

• Jamie Oliver’s new reality show premieres tonight on ABC, and he plans to take a petition calling for better food in America’s schools to the White House. [NYDN]

• Increased traffic and lowered supply costs are leading restaurateurs to predict a good spring. [WSJ]

• Once considered minor league for chefs, dim sum is winning increased respect. [WSJ]

• The popularity of competitive eating has paradoxically risen at the same time as concerns about obesity. [Salon]

Top Chef contestant Spike Mendelsohn wants to expand his D.C.-based Good Stuff Eatery internationally. [Bloomberg]

Has In-n-Out Gone Downhill?; Jamie Oliver to Take a Petition to the White House