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Safeway’s Profits Drop; Jessica Seinfeld Plagiarism Suit Dismissed

• Safeway’s profits drop while revenues are slightly on the rise. [Tribune]

Arizmendi, Arlequin, The Corner, and Zazie are all recognized by Young Workers United for their kind and equitable treatment of employees. [SF Examiner]

Rivoli, in Berkeley, is still solid after fifteen years. [East Bay Express]

• The next big thing?: Risotto Chips. [CHOW]

• A federal appeals judge dismissed cookbook author Missy Chase Lapine’s plagiarism suit against Jessica Seinfeld yesterday. [NYP]

• The National Association of Milk Producers is pushing the government to require that all non-cow milks be labeled “imitation milk.” [USA Today]

• Despite the name, AriZona Iced Tea is actually brewed in New York. [NYDN]

• Some farmers’ markets are actually staffed by resellers and farmers aren’t happy about it. [WSJ]

• Israeli scientists have developed a milk made out of chickpeas. [YNet]

• French chefs are challenging the legitimacy of San Pellegrino’s list of the world’s fifty best restaurants after no French restaurant cracked the top ten. [Guardian]

• In another good sign for the economy, restaurants plan to do more hiring in the second quarter of this year. [NRN]

• Scandinavian restaurants are turning toward their own locavore cuisine and resurrecting old food traditions. [The Moment/NYT]

• Famed British chef Heston Blumenthal is planning to open a second pub across the street from his Fat Duck. [Bloomberg]

Safeway’s Profits Drop; Jessica Seinfeld Plagiarism Suit Dismissed