Starbucks Embroiled in Gun Debate; Flay Settles With Employees


• Consumers are asking Starbucks to ban guns in states where it’s legal to carry unconcealed weapons. [WSJ]

• Bobby Flay will pay an $800,000 settlement to workers at three of his restaurants who argue that they were denied fair wages and tips. [NYP]

• Luxury-box servers at the U.S. Open are suing the tournament, charging wage violations. [NYP]

• The FDA issued warnings to sixteen food and beverage companies, including POM Wonderful, over inaccurate nutrition claims. [WSJ]

• Toronto’s Sky Blue Sandwich Company named all of its sandwiches after Wilco songs. [Pitchfork]

• Downtown Vancouver restaurants saw sales rise between 100 and 300 percent during the Olympics. [NRN]

• Vegetarian restaurants are on the rise in meat-obsessed Buenos Aires. [NYT]