Ronaldo Seduced Local Waitress; Oldest Bottle of Drinkable Champagne Found Undersea

• The mother of Cristiano Ronaldo’s baby is rumored to be a waitress at a Los Angeles restaurant who had a one-night stand with the soccer star. [Twirlit]

• Baltic sea divers recently uncovered what is thought to be the world’s oldest drinkable Champagne, dating back to the 1780s. [NYP]

Angeleno critic Brad A. Johnson says he eats at “more than 200 restaurants” each year while compiling his list of 100 favorites. [PR Web]

• The inaugural L.A. Flea Market held yesterday at Dodger Stadium attracted huge crowds of people, rivaling Pasadena’s Rose Bowl Flea Market. [SCPR]

• Chef Darioush Dinesh hopes to change perceptions on Persian dining at his new restaurant on LaCienega. [L.A. Times]

• Glendale’s Tobinwood school has a Baskin-Robbins on campus to teach its students “life skills” and help modify behavior. [L.A. Times]

• Olive oil prices are up 20 percent from last year, due in part to the Greek debt crisis. [Independent]

• The Gulf oil spill could benefit the Long Island Sound’s oyster industry. [Globe]

• Though legislators in 20 cities and states have proposed soda taxes, none have enacted them. [Time]

• Swiss distillers have called for a Protected Geographic Name for absinthe, which would prevent liquor produced anywhere else from calling itself the same thing. [NYP]

• Moonshine is back on the rise and is getting popular enough that a major maker of copper stills says he can’t keep up with demand. [BBC]

• Though the economy seems to be improving, Americans are still cautious about spending money dining out. [WSJ]

• Thousands of wasps were recently dispatched to fight a plague of mealyworms that threatens to destroy Thailand’s cassava crop. [NYT]

Ronaldo Seduced Local Waitress; Oldest Bottle of Drinkable Champagne Found