FYI: Generic Ice

• With the ranks of food snobs swelling, is ice snob-ism the next frontier? Judging by the existence of gourmet ice, perhaps! [New York Times]

• Oh noes! First the spinach, then the tomatoes, and now ground beef! Yet another recall, yet another weekend spent wondering if anything is safe to eat. [Washington Post]

• China is mad into wine these days, but one billion new oenophiles is way more than current production can handle. Fun fact though: turns out there are lots of vineyards in China! [Slate]

• That warehouse club might not be saving you as much money as you think. [ABC News]

• L.A. could be the next city to require restaurants to post calorie counts. Is this going to be the new smoking ban? [LA Times]


FYI: Generic Ice