Michelin Already Digs Benu; China’s Wealthy Dig Scotch

• A really, really early hint about how the twittering Michelin inspector feels about Benu, which wasn’t eligible for this year’s guide: “benu displays levels of sophistication and ambition not seen in SF for some time.” [@MichelinGuideSF]

• An ode to Courtney’s Produce at Castro and 14th, and in particular, their buck-fifty peanut butter and jelly sandwiches on challah. [SFoodie]

• In & Out opens in Santa Rosa. The heavens weep. [Bite Club Eats]

• Farmers lobby hard to get their items onto national chain restaurant menus, like a peanut farmer recently did with a peanut-heavy dish on the Pei Wei menu. [AP/SF Gate]

• The hot drink among China’s well heeled: single-malt Scotch. [WSJ]

• A new app lets parents track their kids’ whereabouts while they’re trick-or-treating. It’s only available for Android phones because presumably parents that own iPhones are cool enough to know not to use this. [NYP]

• In Brazil, McDonald’s must pay one of their managers over $17,000 because he says he gained weight after feeling forced to sample the Mickey D’s food every day. [USAT]

• The grossness of British food is no longer preventing tourists from visiting the country. [AFP]

• Is there a word for “ugh” in Hawaiian? Turns out health inspectors haven’t visited the food stands at the University of Hawaii’s football stadium in more than two years. [KITV]

Michelin Already Digs Benu; China’s Wealthy Dig Scotch