Pasta Restaurant at the Center of a Hepatitis Scare in Allentown; Subway to Rest of World: We Have ‘Contactless’

• Allentown’s Health Bureau has issued a warning over concerns that an employee at Pasta Alla Rosa suffering with Hepatitis A could have put guests of the restaurant at risk of infection. [NBC Philadelphia]

• Two men are hospitalized and a third is in custody after gunfire erupted last night at the Palmer Social Club. [Daily News]

• Forget supper clubs; in Basque country, the popular thing is all-male gastronomic societies, dubbed txokos. [WSJ]

• Subway plans to unveil “contactless payment” via phone, keychain fobs, etc. by next year. Kind of like a real subway. [NRN]

• One hot culinary figure since El Bulli’s closing is Sweden’s Magnus Nilsson, who favors foods like gulls’ eggs and fried thrush heads at his restaurant, Fäviken. [Newsweek via Daily Beast]