Mediavore: July Opening For Kong; McOfficers At McCafe

• Michael O’Halloran’s Kong is looking at an early July opening date, pushed back from May. [Meal Ticket/City Paper]

• Uniformed police officers will work at a Parkside McDonald’s today in a move that’s one part promotion for the new McCafé line, and one part charity: a portion of the profits will go to the 19th District Christmas Fund. [Inquirer]

• Several companies, including Pernod, are offering popular courses designed to teach bartenders how to become “master mixologists.” [WSJ]

• Many well-intentioned urban gardeners don’t realize that their soil may be full of lead. [NYT]

• As the recession hits France, some Parisians have been pawning their bottles of Grands Cru. [NYP]

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Mediavore: July Opening For Kong; McOfficers At McCafe