The Cheesecake Factory Voted Favorite Chain Restaurant; Obama Doesn’t ‘Care For’ Beets

• The Cheesecake Factory came out on top in a recent survey of consumers’ favorite chain restaurants. [NRN]

• Conde Nast will license its magazine names for restaurants abroad. [WSJ]

• Neither Barack nor Michelle Obama cares for beets. [LHJ via Eater]

• Kelis is working on a cookbook. [The Moment/NYT]

• As the government prepares to update federal nutrition guidelines, it appears it will not reverse its reliance on carbohydrates. [NYP]

• Wendy’s will expand to Russia early next year. [Reuters]