Mediavore

Menino Vows Crackdown on Public Drinking; Nutrition Labels Will Soon Appear on Meat

• Be prepared, New Years’ revelers. Mayor Menino’s office has announced that, while food trucks will serve on City Hall Plaza, public drinking at Boston’s annual First Night celebration won’t be tolerated. [Herald]

• Get ready to feel bad about that steak you’re buying: Nutrition labels, just like the ones on peanut butter and cereal, will soon be on meat, too. [USAT]

• Zachery Ty Bryan — as in, the kid from Home Improvement that wasn’t Jonathan Taylor Thomas — is suing his partners in the Hollywood sports bar they owned together. The name of the bar? Big Wangs. [TMZ]

• It’s way cold down in Florida, and that means people are buying less booze there. Bad news for liquor stores and the state’s tax revenue! [Florida Today]

• The widow of Benihana founder Rocky Aoki is suing the restaurant chain in hopes of stopping its overseas expansion. She says the chain’s current owners don’t have the appropriate rights to the Benihana name. [Crain’s]

• The married owners of a Salt Lake City restaurant were found dead after legal woes drove them to an apparent Christmas Day murder-suicide. [SL Tribune]

Menino Vows Crackdown on Public Drinking; Nutrition Labels Will Soon Appear on