Deval Patrick Helps a Waitress; Stow Barn Demolition Controversial

• Deval Patrick helped a diner waitress pick up dropped food at a campaign stop in Lowell on Saturday. [Globe]

• The town of Stow is divided over plans to demolish an apple storage barn built in the 1900s. [Globe]

• Winchester cake decorator Amanda Oakleaf is doing gangbusters business. [Herald]

• Workers at Denmark’s Carlsberg beer plant are upset that their longstanding right to drink as they please while working has been limited to three pints at lunch. [WSJ]

• Analysts believe the restaurant recovery began last month. [NRN]

• Arby’s one dollar value menu launched Saturday. [NRN]

• Italy’s Home Food program allows visitors to eat family-made food in the homes of Italians. [NYT]

• An Australian cookbook for expectant mothers is being recalled after experts noticed it included ingredients thought to be harmful to pregnant women. [Food Safety News via Eat Me Daily]

• As interest in small plates continues to rise, a cottage industry of tapas tour guides has emerged in Spain. [WSJ]

• The traditional fried English breakfast is not as prevalent as it once was. [Times of London]

• Locavorism is on the rise in Australia. [NYT]

• Citing the country’s economic crisis, Pizza Hut plans to close all but one of its Iceland locations. [Reuters]

Deval Patrick Helps a Waitress; Stow Barn Demolition Controversial