Red Sox Want to Sell Mixed Drinks; Now You Can Make A-Rod’s Kale Chips at Home


• Red Sox reps want the right to sell mixed drinks, in addition to beer, “at a limited number of stations’’ throughout Fenway and on Yawkey Way. Not surprisingly, Mayor Menino and the BPD have doubts. [Globe]

• The cookbook Diamond Dishes, coming out tomorrow, features recipes for A-Rod’s kale chips and other favorite manly dishes from baseball stars. [NYP]

• In Italy, delivery services exist to help mamas send homemade food to their grown children living far away. Could they send us some too, please? [WSJ]

• Gluten-free diets are having a moment, but at least one chef has admitted to lying to abstinent diners and serving them full-gluten starches. [Foodista]

• More than half of all Olive Garden restaurants will get a “Tuscan farmhouse” makeover. Guess OG execs have been doing a little travel memoir reading! [NRN]