Experts Lament Boston’s Rising Sea Levels; Now Even Uncool Restaurants Have Food Trucks


• We always suspected Boston’s waterfront restaurants were cursed, but now there might be scientific proof: Rising sea levels could threaten Boston’s future development and expansion, experts say. [CBS]

• Oldie-but-goodie Pheasant Lane Mall plans to expand, adding two new restaurants, one of which is a … Red Robin! [BBJ]

• Have food trucks gotten too trendy for their own good? With uncool restaurants like Jack in the Box, joining the wheels brigade, perhaps so. [NRN]

• The European Parliament is “deadlocked” in decisions about how to regulate the use of cloned animals for food. Proponents are looking into cloning themselves to generate more votes. [Reuters]

• Here’s an article that sheds some additional light on the causes behind rising food prices, including speculation and growing affluence; also, your restaurant bill isn’t immune to these costs. [USAT, WalletPop/AOL]

• And some will undoubtedly get rich from the food crisis: “Those looking for the next big bankable idea should park their money in companies that deal with resources in tight supply and growing demand such as food and water, according to participants in the Reuters Global Food and Agriculture Summit … ” [Reuters]

• Following all the beefin’ over its beef a few months back, surveys show Taco Bell has rebounded in the public opinion. How quickly we forget! [NRN]