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Foodienomics

  1. Kerfuffles
    Are S.F. Waitstaff Demanding a 25 Percent Tip Standard? Hardly.This “report” from the Contra Costa ‘Times’ is totally made up, if you ask us.
  2. Mediavore
    A Look at Japan’s Cheese Industry; Are We Getting African Food Aid Wrong?According to Howard Buffett, a new approach to farms in Africa is needed.
  3. Mediavore
    El Torito Owners File For Bankruptcy Protection; How to Pack Lunch with Love andRM Restaurant Holding, which also owns Acapulco and Chevy’s, is feeling the pinch of the recession.
  4. Foodienomics
    $2,629,000 Loan Approved for Harold & Belle’s, And Not Everyone Is HappyOne angry writer calls the loan “cronyism” and finds a way to slash a bill for proposed improvements in half.
  5. Mediavore
    Coffee Eases Depression in Women; Chicken Skin Has Its MomentOf course, if you eat at The Gorbals and ink.sack, you’d already know the pleasures of this newly trendy ingredient.
  6. Mediavore
    Sly Stone Living on Food Donations; Chains Turn Their Backs on BoozeDespite potential profits, a Cabernet just doesn’t pair well with a value meal.
  7. Mediavore
    Beyonce Eats Fries for Two; Wine Floods the BallparkThe pregnant singer has a craving for spuds during fashion week.
  8. Mikey Doesn't Like It
    Bauer Thinks San Franciscans Would Tip More If It Weren’t for Healthy S.F.Mr. Bauer once again takes an opportunity to complain about restaurants who still show the Healthy S.F. surcharge on checks.
  9. Mediavore
    Feds Raid Seven IHOPs; GrubHub Goes ShoppingMaybe the agents just had a really strong craving for chocolate chip pancakes?
  10. Mediavore
    Food Trucks Still Gaining Traction; Undercooked Burger King Patties FoundEven more of the mobile caterers are gearing up to hit the streets.
  11. Mediavore
    Fast Food Restaurants Struggle for Food Stamps; Beekeepers Vital to SpeciesRestaurants like Taco Bell and KFC are lobbying to be able to accept food stamps. Good luck.
  12. Mediavore
    It’s Time for Tomatina; July Unkind To The Restaurant IndustryCiting economic pessimism, diners stayed home this summer.
  13. Mediavore
    Wine-Drinking Linked to Lower Weight Gain; Andre Ethier Connects With UnionThe Dodger star helps grill hot dogs and prepare Thanksgiving turkeys for those in need.
  14. Foodienomics
    Daikokuya Owners Agree to Pay $144,721 in Back WagesBishamon Group Restaurants gets busted for denying workers overtime.
  15. Mediavore
    What Was Served at The Kardashian Wedding; Joe Biden Popularizes Pig IntestineWolfgang Puck catered the indulgent affair in Santa Barbara.
  16. Mediavore
    Which Celebrities Are Bad Tippers; Behold The Pyschic Fortune CookieJeremy Piven doesn’t surprise us, but Sean Penn?!
  17. Foodienomics
    Groupon Invents New Accounting Terms to Pretend It’s ProfitableThe company appears to be spending $1.43 for every $1 it makes, and is desperate for cash. Thus, the IPO.
  18. Mediavore
    Restaurants Cut Back on Salt; Little Dom’s Stymied in Studio CityBut they’re not telling everybody in case it makes their food sound bland.
  19. Mediavore
    Pepsi Still Can’t Beat Coke; Bigger Forks Mean Less EatingTry as it might, the perennial runner-up can’t exceed its competition in gaining shares.
  20. Mediavore
    McDonald’s Playlands Breed Germs; Mitrice Richardson’s Body ExhumedAn investigation reveals meningitis and gonorrhea at the kid-friendly stomping grounds. And here everyone was worried about Happy Meals!
  21. Mediavore
    Starvation Threatens Somalia; Katy Perry Falls Prey to Food PoisoningThat is, if you believe stars’ excuses in the first place.
  22. Mediavore
    Food Riots Strike Kenya; California Salmon Come BackAfter a three-year forced closure, the California species is again being fished for.
  23. Mediavore
    California Prisoners Launch Hunger Strike; Entenmann’s Adds Two Cents To CaseyInmates stand behind a hunger strike that started on Friday at Pelican Bay over inhumane conditions.
  24. Mediavore
    Weapons Now Permitted in Ohio Bars; Carl’s Jr. Gets LeanerAs long as you don’t drink, you can pack heat.
  25. Mediavore
    A Day in the Life of a Spam Factory Worker; Where Chris Weitz Grabs Mexican FoodFor some people, being splattered with “pig brain jelly” is just another day at the office.
  26. Mediavore
    Budget Cuts Threaten Central Cali Farmland; Is Borscht Back?Residents of the country’s second largest agricultural center are facing even worse poverty in the face of new legislation.
  27. Mediavore
    G-20 Reaches Food Agreement; Where to Find Lamb BellyThe international heavyweight organization works to stabilize world food prices.
  28. Mediavore
    Global Ocean Life Threatened With Extinction; IHOP Looks to The Middle EastA new study finds the ocean in much worse condition than previously predicted.
  29. Mediavore
    Lady Gaga’s Meat Dress Hits Hall of Fame; Fedrran Adria to Create Snacks forThe soda maker tries to tap into the cult of chef worship.
  30. Mediavore
    Red Bull Killer Found Not Guilty; What’s In a $1,200 Kebab?Gold leaf and champagne help boost the price of Andy Bates’ ultra-luxe Middle Eastern offering.
  31. Mediavore
    Tyler the Creator Alleges Racism at Australian Restaurant; Jamaica’s GoingThe rapper draws some furious critics, while many countries in The Caribbean consider growing their own.
  32. Mediavore
    Foie Gras Quesadillas Protested at LudoBites; Did Bin Laden Die By PorkyThe French chef’s pop-up restaurant still sold at least one to basically every table.
  33. Mediavore
    Mutant E. Coli Attacks Europe; Keep Gramps Out of The Four LokoThe rogue strain of bacteria is found to have aggressive genes. Scary!
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    Restaurant Coupon Fatigue Sets In; $400,000 of King Crab Goes MissingThe precious cargo of crustaceans disappeared after loading up in L.A.
  35. Mediavore
    E. Coli Outbreak Kills Fourteen in Europe; Food Prices Trouble VenezuelaPoor citizens of the South American nation are spending half of their salaries on food.
  36. Mediavore
    World Leaders Eat Like Kids; Weather Endangering Mexican MangoesThe people who run the world prefer burgers and sausage pasta.
  37. Mediavore
    Tyson Tries to Sell Us Its Dark Meat; Cooking Grease Thefts ReportedThe food company tries to find a new market for all of its surplus thighs and legs.
  38. Mediavore
    California Pizza Kitchen Will Sell For $407 Million; Marmite Banned in DenmarkThe mammoth pizza chain is going to purchased by Golden Gate Capital.
  39. Mediavore
    Protests in Uganda Over Food Prices; Lap-Band Maker Wants to Target TeensAllergan, the company behind the quick-fix for weight-loss, wants to market the product to kids as young as fourteen.
  40. Mediavore
    Woman Threatens Dairy Queen With Grenade; Red Meat Is Still Bad For YouA new study finds red and processed meats come with an increased risk for certain cancers.
  41. Mediavore
    L.A. County Food Stamp Users Set to Reach 1 Million; Russian Army Ate Dog FoodBy the end of 2011, food stamp usage will hit a new high in Los Angeles.
  42. Mediavore
    Ancient Man Ate Dogs; Major Bologna Bust at BorderNew evidence finds that people were eating canines as recently as 9,000 years ago.
  43. Mediavore
    Restaurant Prices Increasing; How Not To Propose in a Mall Food CourtPrices have gone up and will continue to rise through the year.
  44. Mediavore
    World’s Biggest Falafel Ball Crowned; Man Eats 25,000 Big MacsThe new record holder weighs over 50 pounds!
  45. Mediavore
    In-N-Out Causes Tears in Texas; One-Third of Food Produced Goes To WasteBurgers make a young girl cry, while rich countries continue to waste ever precious resources.
  46. Mediavore
    Richard Ruskell Wins Last Cake Standing; It’s Time For Yak MeatThe Montage Beverly Hills pastry chef wins the $100,000 prize and major bragging rights.
  47. Mediavore
    North Korea In Need of Food Aid; L.A. Times Rants About The Beard AwardsA debate is being had over whether the U.S. and South Korea should offer assistance.
  48. Mediavore
    Schools Debate on Flavored Milk; Kiwis Object to KFC’s Double DownJamie Oliver will probably take most of the credit for this one.
  49. Mediavore
    Flavor Flav Sued Over Fried Chicken; Compartes Chocolatier Partners With FaithSo far, chocolate maker Jonathan Graham has donated over 5,000 boxes of chocolate nuts to the island nation’s shelters.
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    Steelers Player Detained After Leaving Restaurant; What Did Jamawn Woods ReallyWide receiver Hines Ward is detained by LAPD after his companion reported her car missing, then found it but didn’t tell anyone.
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