Restaurants Serve ‘Linner’; Makeover for Boxed Wine

Restaurants from Cookshop to Pulino's are serving light meals between 3 and 5 p.m., during what used to be a dining dead zone. [NYP]

As boxed wine rises in quality, manufacturers are giving the boxes themselves an upscale makeover. [Time]

Sausage king Jimmy Dean is dead at 81. [Daily Intel]

Parade plans to launch a food magazine called Dash. [NYT]

Federal officials are considering banning peanuts on commercial flights in consideration of those with nut allergies. [NYDN]

Pinkberry will add a watermelon flavor this summer. [NRN]

After getting into a car accident on Friday night, January Jones called Bobby Flay for help. [TMZ]

A Bolivian company recently launched a soft drink called Coca Colla, but unlike Coca-Cola, it contains plenty of coca leaves, the plant responsible for cocaine. [AdAge]

Restaurants across the nation are hoping for a World Cuprelated boost in business. [NRN]

As the word "organic" becomes increasingly vague, some food activists are calling for a new term, "authentic." [Salon]

The new Union Square Chipotle contains architectural innovations like a large plywood box that dispenses condiments and dampens acoustics. [WSJ]

The city Department of Health wants to revamp the milk-dating process, ensuring that cartons have just one "sell by" date. [NYDN]

Famed British food critic Egon Ronay is dead at 94. [Reuters]