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Hoagies For Guns Is a Dud; Urban Foragers Harvest Free Fruit
Plus Kelis writes a cookbook, and the Obama’s don’t care for beets, all in our morning news roundup.
Thieves Steal 980 Boxes of Bananas in Vineland; Heat Wave Propmts Early Peach
Plus Cinnabon reinvents itself, and the country’s most influential wine critic plans to retire, all in our morning news roundup.
NJ Farmers Struggle With Heat and Lack of Rain; Guacamole and Salsa Are
Plus South Street restaurants close early to deal with unruly mobs, and London has the worst food of any European city, all in our morning news roundup.
Loco for Locavores
Backyard Farming Becomes a Neighborhood Status Symbol
The point of growing your own isn’t exactly to save money.
McCain Stands Against Farm Program; Rubio’s Accepts $91 Million Buyout
A former presidential front-runner labels the “Better Know Your Farmer” program elitist, while a Carlsbad Mexican chain is sold.
Jessica Seinfeld Wins Cookbook Case; Koo Koo Roo Closing Ten Stores
A recipe plagiarism suit is dismissed and a bankrupt chicken chain will only leave three SoCal stores.
On the Road
Farm-to-Plate Hits The Highway
Newly proposed license plates honor California’s agriculture.
Nigella Lawson Inspires New
Alice in Wonderland
Queen; Cipriani London
Tim Burton took a cue from a TV toque and a famous club is sued by a more famous club.
Loco for Locavores
Napa Valley Grille’s Got Farm Fresh Groceries, Whole Foods Beware
Chef Joseph Gilliard fires a shot in the local food movement’s revolution.
Criminal Misdeeds Catch Up with Cali Tomato Industry
A major investigation is launched into illegal produce practices.
Jamie Oliver Makes Criminal Employee Confess; Starbucks Going Lo-Cal
The Naked Chef does some detective work and a mega-coffee chain seeks to get fit.
Sous Vide Is Made Simple; Sushi Robots Rise
A Tokyo company releases new sushi-making robots and a sous vide machine is produced for the home kitchen.
Culinary School Enrollment Skyrockets;
Coming To Fox
People are signing up for cooking school again and Fox will run a new cartoon about a burger joint.
The Naked Chef Plays Matchmaker; Boyle Heights Ejects Food Vendors
Jamie Oliver starts a dating site and police have targeted street food in Boyle Heights.
Drought-Stricken Central Valley Farmers Fear Extinction
California farmers feel their dire needs aren’t being addressed urgently enough.
California Drought Means More Imported Produce; Iceland Gives Up Its Last
California grows about 50% of the nation’s produce, but its output is severely threatened by a worsening drought.
Bright Young Things
Who’s the Hottest Farmer of Them All?
Vote for your favorite hot farmer on the Huffington Post.
Chef Jason Travi Won’t Return to Fraiche; Final
Issue Hits The
Fraiche loses its founding chef, and Gourmet’s final issue is available today.
Ruth Reichl Ditches Gourmet Tribute; Villariagosa Wagers with Pink’s Hot Dogs
Mayor Villaraigosa puts Pink’s hot dogs on the line against Philly, while Ruth Reichl misses a party held for
Farm to Restaurant
Farm-to-Restaurant: The Melrose Apple
Three experts expound on the Melrose apple.
Hipsters Drive up Cost of PBR; Humane Society Accuses IHOP of Deception
Pabst Blue Ribbon raises their prices and IHOP stirs up trouble with its eggs.
Butcher Block: Momofuku Meats at Home, Schatzie on the UWS
A cult-favorite meat purveyor may soon come to a butcher shop near you.
Coco’s Teams With Mayan Farmers; 925 Pounds of Ground Beef Recalled
Coco’s is testing a new coffee in SoCal, while 925 pounds of ground beef are recalled by a San Diego company.
Buy Homegirl Cafe Salsa at Ralph’s; New Cooking Channel Coming
Homegirl Cafe rolls out salsa for the supermarket and Scripps Network is creating a new food channel.
Westfield Culver City Debuts; Leafy Greens Offer Highest Risk of Food Illness
Culver City debuts the rebirth of its biggest mall, while farmer’s are concerned new legislation will sap their profits.
South Central Farmers Thrive in Central Cali; Food Vendor Dies in Dodger Stadium
The South Central Farmers feel their fate turn-around, while a food vendor has a heart-attack in Dodger Stadium.
Disney’s Master Sommelier Splits; Food Safety Costs Doubled for Leafy Greens
Sommelier Michael Jordan leaves Disney to start his own winery and leafy greens farmers are seenig food safety costs sky-rocket.
Wurstkuche Continues to Boom; MOCA Will Replace Patina with Lemonade
Wurstkuche more than weathers the economic storm, while MOCA has a new food vendor.
Dragon Fruit Lands in our Farmer’s Markets; Pinkberry Arrives at LAX
Dragon fruit is being grown in California and sold at our markets while Pinkberry sets up shop in the airport.
Piven Cleared of Contract Violation after Sushi Overdose; KFC Franchise Will
Jeremy Piven is off the hook after eating too much sushi gave him mercury poisoning and a KFC franchise will distribute fried chicken to boaters on Lake Michigan.
California Citrus Endangered by Finding of Psyllid Insects
The discovery of psyllid insects in Orange County are threatening California citrus with devastation.
Windrose Farm Coming to Ammo’s Farm-to-Table Dinner on Sunday
Windrose Farm is bringing their heirloom tomatoes and peppers to Ammo this Sunday, with help from Tablas Creek.
Independent Farmers Tell Big-Agra Horror Stories to Obama
The Justice Department has a hankering for trust-busting.
Ramadan Deadline Pressures Date Growers; Prison Inmates Garden for Food Banks
As Ramadan approaches, California date farmers are scrambling to fill orders, while prisons put their inmates to work for food banks.
U.S. Sugar Supply Could be Endangered; Bank Robber Disguised as Chef
Companies allege sugar supply could run low due to restricted imports and high prices while a Georgia bank robber wears a chef’s uniform while stealing.
Chargers Cornerback Fined for Food Twitters; $90 Pizza at Cowboys Stadium
Charger’s star gets a fine for his Twitters on training camp food and The Cowboys charge $90 for a pizza.
ACLU Sues California Agency for Farm Worker Abuses
The ACLU fires off a suit for California workers.
Creators Still Have Beef With Chipotle
Sure, the burrito brand is sponsoring screenings, but the movie’s creators are still critical of its policies.