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Jamie Lauren Makes Sexy Chefs List; Geeking Out on Cocktail Sweeteners

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Absinthe’s Jamie Lauren, Alice Waters(?), and ten other “sexy celeb chefs.” [Divine Caroline]

CAV’s new exec chef, John Maher, inaugurated Industry Nights last night with $2 tacos and everyone’s favorite, Tecate (also $2). [Eater]

Camper English reports on the newest trend in bar geekery among San Francisco mixologists: using pH meters and refractometers to test the relative acidity and sweetness of their drinks. [Chron]

• Ken Frank of La Toque at the Napa Westin is hosting his second annual Truffle Camp next week, which includes cooking classes and two truffle-heavy feasts. [Napa Valley Register]

• Jamba Juice will introduce hot beverages in March. [NRN]

• Michelin three-star chef Harald Wohlfahrt is creating high-end food for astronauts. [NYP]

• A prankster replaced the legitimate labels on some Gatorade bottles in Colorado stores with the Gatorade logo, a picture of Tiger Woods, and the word “unfaithful.” [Crain’s]

• Due to cold weather in Florida, orange juice trading prices have been fluctuating wildly. [WSJ]

Jamie Lauren Makes Sexy Chefs List; Geeking Out on Cocktail Sweeteners