Tasty Dog’s Tax Problem; Farm-to-Table Cocktails

• Oak Park’s Tasty Dog owes over $100,000 in back taxes, despite having a similar setup to Park Grill’s sweetheart deal with Chicago. [Sun-Times]
Previously: Park Grill’s Property Tax Soap Opera

• Get ready for farm-to-bar cocktails as more bartenders start growing their own ingredients. [Gourmet]

• Some major food companies are charging that the U.S. could “virtually run out of sugar” if import restrictions aren’t eased. [WSJ]

• The increase in home cooking has lead to a surge of popularity for cooking classes. [WSJ]

• After much work on reduction, lead levels in the White House garden are now astonishingly low. [NYT]

• Food companies like Tyson and General Mills are concerned that they may end up paying a lion’s share of the cost for climate-change legislation. [WSJ]

Tasty Dog’s Tax Problem; Farm-to-Table Cocktails