Tavern on the Green Talks Continue; Starbucks Repositions Itself

• The city gave landmark status to the former William Ulmer Brewery complex yesterday, the first brewery building honored as such. [City Room/NYT]

• Dean Poll and representatives from Tavern on the Green are meeting again this week at Mayor Bloomberg's behest. [Crain's]

• Starbucks is set to reposition Seattle's Best Coffee as a direct competitor to its fast-food rivals. [WSJ]

• Bay Ridge's Fifth Avenue Business Improvement District wants the street's lone food vendor gone. [Brooklyn Paper]

• A new government report suggests that many food allergies are misdiagnosed. [NYT]

• Restaurant crawls are rising in popularity. [NYP]

• Corporate-owned gardens are an increasingly popular way to build employee morale. [NYT]

• A new report from the White House calls on food companies to stop marketing unhealthy products to children. [WSJ]

• White House pastry chef Sam Yosses works hard to make the first family's desserts healthier. [NYT]

• Food manufacturers are beginning to cater to the ever-growing number of Americans with celiac disease, offering gluten-free versions of everything from beer to flour. [NYDN]


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