Big Easy Seafood Untarnished by Oil Slick; Gwyneth Paltrow Might Have Been a Restaurant Owner

• Despite last week’s oil spill, New Orleans seafood is not tainted. [NYT]

• Gwyneth Paltrow says she would be a restaurateur if she wasn’t a movie star. [Google]

• A fight left three people shot and wounded at the Manchester and 85th KFC, where a shooting took place in the past. [L.A. Times]

• Restaurants use a plethora of tricks to turn over tables, like playing loud music, which causes people to chew faster. [CNN]

• The University of Nebraska Medical School has a “Food School” for kids who are considered “picky eaters.” [MSNBC]

• Consumers are demanding that popular products, like ketchup, eliminate high-fructose corn syrup, but scientists say the syrup isn’t any worse for you than sugar. [NYT]

• Now that home bread baking is more popular, starters, blobs of yeast, flour, and bacteria, are the subjects of great fascination. [WSJ]

• Tequila is gaining prominence in the high-end cocktail scene. [NYDN]

• Once shunned by wine drinkers, plastic corks now account for more than ten percent of corks on the market. [WSJ]

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