Free Sandwiches Given to All ‘Henrys’ in Burbank; Rice Increasingly Used to Craft Beer

• A new grocery store named Henry’s opens this morning in Burbank, with the first 200 customers receiving free groceries, and anyone named Henry (with ID) earning a free sandwich all day. [L.A.Times]

• Anaheim’s Pampanga Food Corporation is recalling over 28,000 pounds of frozen skinless Longanisa sausage after mislabeling the boxes in a way that does not disclose potential allergens. [EMaxHealth]

• A small group of craft brewers in California, Washington, and Colorado is embracing the use of rice while producing new beers. [L.A. Times]

• Pedro Gomez, once chef for a Saudi Royal Prince, is suing his regal former employer for compensatory and punitive damages, restitution and back pay, alleging he worked unpaid overtime without breaks. [China View]

• Archaeologists have unearthed what they believe to be Roman emperor Nero’s revolving banquet hall from the first century A.D. [San Francisco Chronicle]

• Orange County is getting a new restaurant rating system, and it’s still different from most of Southern California’s letter grading system. [SCPR]

• In an effort to entice customers, chain restaurants are lowering prices on alcoholic beverages — and risking some of their most profitable sales in the process. [WSJ]

• Michelle Obama will appear on Sesame Street to promote gardening. [Reuters]

• Alice Waters has received the California Prize for Service in the Common Good. [Serious Eats]

• Following the lead of the New York Times, Zagat is launching a wine club. [Zagat]

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