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Bar Owners Flout Smoking Bans; Mollusk Marketers Take Cues from Wine Industry

• Though smoking is banned in bars in 26 states, bar owners nationwide say its simply good business to ignore the bans. [USA Today]

• With oysters becoming more prevalent on restaurant menus, growers are borrowing words like “zesty” and “full-bodied” from winemakers to describe them. [WSJ]

• The former Khyber manager who has been charged with planning terrorist attacks may also have been involved with last year’s Mumbai bombings. [NYT via Philebrity]

• Starting in January, KitKat bars in the United Kingdom will be made with fair-trade chocolate. [WSJ]

• Among the many recent revelations about Tiger Woods is the fact that he is a fan of breakfast chain Perkin’s. [The Epi-Log/Epicurious]

Bar Owners Flout Smoking Bans; Mollusk Marketers Take Cues from Wine Industry