Charles Oakley Cooks; New Coffee at Ninth Street

Ninth Street Espresso is dropping Oregon’s Stumptown as its coffee provider and will start pulling shots of Alphabet City Blend, from Intelligentsia in Chicago, on Wednesday or Thursday. [Fresh Intelligentsia/NYT]

• Is it greener to drink beer from cans or bottles? The answer depends on how far you live from the brewery that produces your drink of choice. [Slate]

• From the looks of a new trailer on YouTube, legendary Knicks power forward Charles Oakley has a new cooking show. [Always Hungry NY]

• Country-of-origin labeling for meat and produce began yesterday, but it doesn’t apply to specialty stores or restaurants, and there are already a ton of exceptions to the law. [Consumerist]

• Today in trends you already knew about: Hot dogs are going haute all over the city. [NYO]

• Growing tobacco uses more pesticides than most other crops Slate]

Charles Oakley Cooks; New Coffee at Ninth Street