Illegal Restaurant Canning; The Decline Of The Deli

• The stringent federal and local regulations surrounding canning and preserving foods means that many restaurants are putting up foods illegally. [TOC]

• Burger King is planning a massive renovation of their restaurants to adopt a more “sit-down” vibe that the company hopes will be “contemporary, edgy, futuristic.” [AP]

• A West Virginia town is fighting to save its beloved Big Boy monument, even though the restaurant it once adorned is gone. [AP/SF Examiner]

• The number of Jewish delis has drastically declined in the last half-century, as Jews became more health-aware and less interested in eating traditional foods. [NYT]

• Posting calorie counts on fast-food menus doesn’t actually appear to change people’s eating habits. [WaPo]

• Nick Lachey is touring soup kitchens and food pantries to raise awareness for hunger relief. [Philadelphia Inquirer]

Illegal Restaurant Canning; The Decline Of The Deli