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Where to Drink Classic Sodas Around the Bay; People Don’t Trust Restaurant Lettuce

• Find places around the Bay Area where you can try classic American sodas like Cheerwine (kind of like Cherry Coke) and Moxie Blue Cream Soda. [Chron]

Nopalito unveils their tequila menu. [Haighteration]

• The demands of giant pumpkin growing, and the drama of Napa Valley pumpkin people. [WSJ]

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

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

• Our New York counterparts discuss the absence of women, especially in NY, in the star chef roster. [Grub Street NY]

• Coke’s new soda fountains will let consumers mix 104 different drinks, like Caffeine-Free Raspberry Coke. [WSJ]

• 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]

Where to Drink Classic Sodas Around the Bay; People Don’t Trust Restaurant