Bison Meat Booming in Popularity; Time to Try Kombucha

• Bison farmers are struggling to raise enough animals to meet consumer demand for healthy meat. It would’ve probably helped if we hadn’t killed off the expansive herds of these majestic beasts a couple of centuries ago. [USAT]

• While it seems likely we’ll be custom-designing our embryos before long, for now (according to a recent study) you can eat lots of greens to increase your chances of having a girl. [Telegraph UK]

• Chefs like Paul Kahan, Mario Batali, and Suzanne Goin prefer to build their empires in the cities they live in, rather than expand throughout the world. [Reuters]

• The Washington and New York Posts have both run this identical article about kombucha, so we guess it’s time you sucked it up and tried the stuff. [WP, NYP]

• The restaurants that line Fairfax’s Little Ethiopia routinely hold community fundraisers and planning dinners. [L.A. Times]

• As South Carolina governor Mark Sanford is discovering, there’s at least one benefit to cheating on your pretty wife, running off to your mistress in Argentina, and lying about the whole thing: Your food bill goes down! [ABC News 4]

Bison Meat Booming in Popularity; Time to Try Kombucha