FYI: Post-Long-Weekend Blues

• Bob Dole and George McGovern win the World Food Prize for their contributions to ending world hunger. [AP]

• The upshot of overfishing, factory farming, and obesity: People are taking food seriously again! [NYT]

• While food prices have gone up almost 15%, menu prices have only gone up about 5%. Expect that to change in 2009. [AP]

• “Heartless thieves steal food-laden church van” — that headline sums it up neatly. [Boston Herald]

• Speaking of headlines that say it all: “Disney’s new dinosaur-themed restaurant opens today.” In related news: AWESOME. [Orlando Sentinel]


FYI: Post-Long-Weekend Blues