Fenway Vendor in Immigration Scandal; Robber Picks Wrong Lunch Spot


• Aramark, the food concessionaire at Fenway Park, is among five New England companies that federal immigration officials have fined for being unable to prove that their workers were here legally. [Globe]

• A Springfield man who allegedly robbed a Chinese food delivery driver in September was nabbed when he showed up at the same restaurant for lunch on Monday. [Herald]

• Wendy’s is introducing new fries topped with sea salt because “people associate it with good, natural things,” according to a rep. [USAT]

• The Journal concludes that Japanese chefs in America pretty much refuse to use our water, preferring instead to import bottles from the Land of the Rising Sun. [WSJ/Japan Real Time]

• Is there anything that isn’t better after it’s barbecued? John T. Edge explores the world of smoked turkeys. [NYT]

• A food-safety advocate in China was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison for “inciting social disorder.” [AP]