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Fire Damages Landmark Grocery Store; Local Fish Is Still Fine To Eat

• A 4-alarm fire hit DeLuca’s Market on Charles Street yesterday, destroying the 105-year-old shop. [Herald]

• Local fishmongers are getting more questions daily about where their fish comes from and stress that fresh fish is local, not from the Gulf. [Globe]

• The country’s best locavore restaurants practice hypocrisy when it comes to their wine lists, since they ignore American wines for European bottles. [Daily Beast]

• Marseille is poised to become France next great food city. [T Magazine/NYT]

• More travelers are going on “kitchen vacations,” culinary-themed getaways that range from chef demonstrations to all-day cooking classes. [USAT]

• The rise of competitive eating a a profession is a bit bewildering and a good indicator of the depravity of our times. [Slate]

• Living within walking distance from a lot of restaurants is likely to make you fat, according to a new study. [Metropolis/WSJ]

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Fire Damages Landmark Grocery Store; Local Fish Is Still Fine To Eat