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Picky Kid Calls Police After Dinner; Magic Johnson Sells His Stake in Starbucks

• A 10-year old in Buffalo Grove disliked his dinner so much that he decided to call the police. [Gapers Block]

• Starbucks bought Magic Johnson’s stake in Urban Coffee Opportunities, which helped build stores in urban city neighborhoods like Bronzeville. [Crain’s]

• Funk Linko, which is most famous for producing the large sign poles for chain restaurants, received $5 million in stimulus money to make wind energy components. [Southtown Star]

• The traditional food world is “finally” taking food blogs seriously. Maybe it’s because all the food magazines are closing? [WSJ]

• As if all the food recalls and salmonella outbreaks weren’t evidence enough: the food inspection process in this country is pretty messed up. [WP]

• Starbucks is full of professionals — so focus on the image they’re projecting while waiting in line. [BusinessWeek]

• In Iowa, people can now pay bus fare simply by making food donations. [Des Moines Register]

• Chipotle customers who order Halloween night (wearing a costume, obviously) can get a burrito for two bucks — the proceeds will go to Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution fund. [Toronto Star]

Picky Kid Calls Police After Dinner; Magic Johnson Sells His Stake in Starbucks