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Delfina Takes the Week Off; China Launches Another Emergency Melamine Check

Delfina is closed for the week in order to get a facelift. [SFoodie]

7x7 releases its 2010 Big Eat SF, a list of “100 things to try before you die” which just got 40 item longer if you haven’t gotten to all of last year’s 100 yet. [7x7]

• The first Fillmore Cocktail Crawl is tonight, kicking off at Yoshi’s. [Nirvino]

• Kauffman discusses the etiquette of telling restaurants when they’ve got type-os on their menus or signage. [SFoodie]

• Following the revelation that melamine-tainted foods from 2008 are still being sold, the Chinese government has launched an emergency check of the country’s dairy products. [NYT]

• Next weekend should be a banner few days for restaurants, thanks to the combination of Valentine’s Day and President’s Day. [Crain’s]

• Now for the first time in the twenty years since McDonald’s first opened in Russia, independent contractors produce all the chain’s food in the country. [NYT]

• Newly crowned Miss America Caressa Cameron is the spokesperson for IHOP’s National Pancake Day. [NRN]

• Despite testing 37 brands of coffee, Consumer Reports couldn’t find one that measured up to its standards as “excellent” or “very good.” [Reuters]

Delfina Takes the Week Off; China Launches Another Emergency Melamine Check