Guns Exchanged for Groceries; Justice Sought for Zubumba Owner

• Five city-wide guns-for-cash drives this weekend saw personal firearms being traded for over $200,000 worth of Ralph’s and Visa gift cards as people turned weapons into food. [Contra Costa Times]

• The family of slain Zabumba owner Monica Beresford-Redman is upset that an arrest has not yet been made in Mexico for her murder. [AP/Google News]

Will & Grace actor Sean Hayes loves Marino Ristorante, especially for the music. [California Chronicle]

• Pablo Lopez brought Detroit the city’s first taco truck from L.A. in 1986. [FreePress]

Community’s Joel McHale likes eating at Lucifer’s Pizza, Girasole, Cut, and Varnish. [L.A. Times]

• Six of yesterday’s top twenty Google searches were about chain restaurants. [Eater]

• To find the best steak, ask about the cow’s age at slaughter. [WSJ]

• Celebrity-branded restaurants rarely have much longevity with diners. [SunTimes]

• After last week’s 23 state lettuce recall, restaurants have spent a lot of time convincing customers their greens are safe. [CNN]

• At least 40 butchers were detained in Venezuela last week over allegations of price gouging on beef. [NYP]

• A Queens woman is suing Con-Agra, charging that she got “popcorn lung” after eating their microwaved popcorn twice daily for sixteen years. [NYDN]

• Nutritionist Janine Whiteson says it is possible to find healthy food like Sun Chips and tuna at the bodega. [NYDN]

Guns Exchanged for Groceries; Justice Sought for Zubumba Owner