What to Drink at Hog & Rocks; Emeril’s Got Yet Another Show

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• Take a look at the cocktail menu at Hog & Rocks, which opens on Sunday. (See the ham and oyster menus here.) [Alcademics]

• Get some yummy lobster rolls from Sam’s ChowderMobile starting today in Golden Gate Park. [Eater]

• Celebrate the Fourth by drinking American booze. [Buzzed]

• What’s in the ‘American foods’ section in a Berlin grocery store? [SFoodie]

• Emeril Lagasse is filming a new twenty-episode series for the Cooking Channel called Fresh Food Fast; it premieres July 10. [USAT]

• White House chefs are embracing fame and turning up on TV shows as ambassadors of the First Family and their enthusiasm for eating well. [AP]

• Following an investigation into the unsanitary preparation methods for airline food, Senator Charles Schumer is calling on the FDA to adopt stricter enforcement policies against airline catering companies. [USAT]

• Chefs in Europe are increasingly growing their own produce or sourcing their ingredients from local farms. [WSJ]

• The top brass at McDonald’s wants the company’s restaurants to stop selling their new smoothies in advance of the July 13 national launch date to avoid any shortages. [WSJ]

What to Drink at Hog & Rocks; Emeril’s Got Yet Another Show