FYI: Olympic Dreams

• A Chicago cop is suspended after allegedly demanding a free coffee from Starbucks. [Chicago Tribune]

• Today’s a lucky day for the Chinese. You’ll need luck getting a reservation in a restaurant, church, event hall, or any other place that might have to do with a wedding [Xinhua]

• Could it be possible that those calorie counts popping up on chain restaurant menus are more complicated than they seem? [Los Angeles Times]

• As the 2008 Olympics kick off, a look at a different kind of “sport:” Competitive eating. [LA Times]

• Lunch has a new hero in actor Michael Douglas (natch). [Times Online]


FYI: Olympic Dreams