McDonald’s Sales Rise; In-N-Out Burgers Are Best

• McDonald’s sales rose 5.1 percent in May, largely owing to strong McCafé performance. [WSJ]

• In-N-Out won Best Burger in Zagat’s 2009 Fast Food Survey, with McDonald’s taking top honors for fries. [Zagat Buzz]

• Manhattan borough president Scott Stringer wants to make sure that plans for new development won’t infringe on a neighborhood’s food-market options. [NYDN]

• At a new (decidedly non-vegetarian) burger restaurant in New Zealand called Murder Burger, the staff wears shirts proclaiming “Meat Is Murder.” [Daily Telegraph]

• A lawyer for Hawaiian Tropic Zone has claimed that Melody Morales, who sued the restaurant for discrimination after she wasn’t hired as a bikini waitress, is a prostitute. [NYP]

• Dylan Lauren hopes to eventually open Dylan’s Candy Bar locations in London and Tokyo. [NYT]

• The owners of The Village Pourhouse and Southern Hospitality are offering free one-hour open bars at the date and time of your choice. [NYP]

• Audrina Patridge of The Hills is following in Padma Lakshmi’s footsteps by promoting Carl’s Jr. [NYDN]

McDonald’s Sales Rise; In-N-Out Burgers Are Best