Eid at Chuck E. Cheese; Bloomberg’s Dash of Salt

• For the past several years, the Atlantic Center Chuck E. Cheese has played host to hundreds of Muslims on Eid. [Brooklyn Paper]

• Despite exhorting New Yorkers to eat less salt and drink less coffee, Mayor Bloomberg regularly indulges in both. [NYT]

• With the openings of chain Sugar Daddy’s in Amman, Beirut, and Dubai, the cupcake craze has hit the Middle East. [NYT]

• Even airlines are hopping on the mixology bandwagon, with both Mexicana Airlines and U.S. Airways instituting cocktail programs. [Fork in the Road/VV]

• A judge has ruled that the USDA didn’t adequately assess the environmental impact of genetically modified sugar beets before approving them for commercialization. [NYT]

• Crowd-sourced recipe wikis are on the rise, but some experts feel they’re a classic case of too many cooks in the kitchen. [NYT]

• One of the founders of egalitarian French food organization Le Fooding says the group has lost its way and “fallen into the spiral that is money.” [Diner’s Journal/NYT]

• The city is in the midst of a study investigating whether posted calorie counts cause fewer people to order blended coffee beverages. [City Room/NYT]

• After initial concerns that the private rooms would act as a brothel faded, Bay Ridge’s community board is now supporting a proposed karaoke bar. [Brooklyn Paper]

Eid at Chuck E. Cheese; Bloomberg’s Dash of Salt