Free Coffee at Grand Prix!; One Guy Says Food Prices Were to Blame for Egypt’s Crisis

Grand Prix, the latest Euro-motor-scooter-themed Blue Bottle outlet to open, this time near Union Square (1 Tillman Place) is giving away free coffee from 9 a.m. to noon to anyone who rides in on a scooter. Let the Vespa convention commence. [SFist]

Perbacco chef Staffan Terje is obsessed with yakitori. [7x7]

• An unidentified limousine pulls up in front of Dyamo Donuts… [Mission Mission]

• SFoodie is doing that thing again where they translate Chinese New Year menus around town. [SFoodie, Earlier]

• According to one writer, record-high food prices were part of the impetus for the uprising in Egypt. [Globe and Mail Canada]

• Here are some handy tips for competitive eating from Hong Kong’s “Eatcredibles,” among them: dunk your food in water, and “empty stomachs don’t stretch.” [SceneAsia/WSJ]

• The cold winter we’ve been having around the country has at least one upside: Oregon’s Columbia River Gorge region was able to produce ice wines this year. [MIX/Oregon Live]

• It seems reservation-scalping site Table Envy hasn’t cut into Open Table profits yet — the company’s fourth-quarter net income grew 65 percent. [Bloomberg]