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Fire Strikes Sally Starr’s Pizza Shop; Brace Yourself: Here Comes Savory Cupcakes

• A fire Wednesday night badly damaged the Atco, New Jersey pizza shop owned by former kids TV show star Sally Starr. [6 ABC]

• Ladies and gentlemen: the United States of Beer. From Shiner to Yuengling, here’s a fun map of regional suds. [Good]

• Brace yourself for savory cupcakes: Muffin-shaped lasagnas are all the rage in L.A. and even Trader Joe’s has frozen turkey meatloaf muffins. [WSJ]

• Chili’s opened its first outlet in Russia and plans to unveil 25 more by 2017, which may put it in a wings race in that country with T.G.I. Friday’s. [Reuters]

• Sal Picinich, a Hoboken, New Jersey, baker who appeared on Cake Boss, has passed away from cancer at age 63. [CNN]

• Even-fresher direct: For lazy locavores, The Wall Street Journal road tests four local-food delivery services in four cities. [WSJ]

Fire Strikes Sally Starr’s Pizza Shop; Brace Yourself: Here Comes Savory