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Liquor Price Worries; How to Eat Local in the Winter

• Liquor companies, having cut prices to keep cash-strapped consumers, are concerned they won’t be able to raise them back up when the economy recovers. [WSJ]

• Eating local in the winter is difficult, but doable. [Inquirer]

• Hellman’s new light mayonnaise is the industry’s first to use cage-free eggs. [PR Newswire for Journalists via Diner’s Journal/NYT]

• Tomato processor SK Foods allegedly bribed officials from Kraft, Frito-Lay, Safeway, and B&G; Foods to ignore sanitation and safety problems. [NYT]

• Tours at many craft breweries are getting more interactive, with visitors getting the chance to do everything from cleaning tanks to shoveling grain. [NYT]

Iron Chef UK will debut later this year. [Digital Spy]

• The White Queen in the new Alice in Wonderland movie was inspired by Nigella Lawson. [Digital Spy]

• High-end chefs like Jose Andres are fans of canned seafood. [NRN]

• North Carolina’s Crop Mob, a loosely organized group of landless farmers and those interested in agriculture, has been instrumental in establishing at least fifteen small-scale sustainable farms. [NYT]

• Cipriani London must change its name after losing a suit brought by Venice’s Hotel Cipriani. [NYP]

• Burger King may temporarily eliminate tomatoes from its burgers due to a shortage in Florida. [ABC]

Liquor Price Worries; How to Eat Local in the Winter