Food Can Permanently Change Body Odor; Where To Find Thumb Lollipops

• An investigation of how eating garlic or asparagus produces a change in body scent turns up the terrifying fact that repeated eating of certain foods can cause a permanent change in body odor. [Salon]

• Muslim convenience store-owners in the Mid-West are getting help to transition from shops that sell liquor to ones specializing in food. [Kansas City]

• A search of Google Patents turned up some strange food-related inventions, including a thumb lollipop and a burrito on a stick. [Esquire]

The Lobster, Fraiche, and Locanda del Lago competed in a peach-recipe contest at The Santa Monica Farmers Market yesterday, with each chef winning a prize. [Feast]

• Searching for a way to market its new Camarena tequila without serving any, E&J; Gallo were pitched on the idea of a taco truck, as consultants convinced them they’re “all the rage these days.” [Forbes]

• Chipotle opened its 1,000th restaurant yesterday, and serves food to an average of 750,000 every day now. [Marketwatch]

• After failing to catch on in the U.S. as expected, Tesco is assuming the operations of two of its major suppliers. [NACS Online]

• If you haven’t already instituted your own World Cup drinking games, here’s a handy guide to some choice beverages from the remaining countries. [Chow]

• Calorie-labeling at restaurants may not be a perfect system, but it’s still beneficial to everyone and something the federal government should require across the nation. [Atlantic]

• For those who consider goat one of the least approachable meats for home cooking, a video primer on how to source it and make it delicious. [Atlantic]

Food Can Permanently Change Body Odor; Where To Find Thumb Lollipops