Protest at Sherman Oaks Ralph’s; Food Crisis in Kenya

• The first demonstration outside of a SoCal supermarket took place in front of a Sherman Oaks Ralph’s yesterday, with nearly 100 protestors chanting, “Ralph’s wants welfare, we want health care!” [North Hollywood]

• The food situation in Kenya has reached crisis levels. [Marketplace Africa/CNN]

• As more Northern Cali acreage is being devoted to wine grapes, some people are crying out for the uncertain future of the Gravenstein apple. [LAT]

• Well, this is fun: Here’s a slideshow that breaks down what makes the burgers delicious at spots like Umami Burger, Smashburger, and, of course, In-N-Out. [NRN]

• Just one more soon-to-be-indispensable way Google is invading our lives: Cooking classes on Google+! [Diner’s Journal/NYT]

• Does anyone else miss Name that Tune? If so, it’s one of the games being played regularly at Fairfax’s new Vodvil. [KABC]

• The reason we’re all so fat in the U.S. could, in fact, be our farm policy. [NPR]

• As much as airlines offer healthy food, people just want to eat crap. Wait, airlines are still offering food? [WSJ]

Protest at Sherman Oaks Ralph’s; Food Crisis in Kenya