Spending a Morning at Boogaloos; Try a Lower-Alcohol Cocktail

• Mission Local spends a whole morning at Boogaloos (22nd and Valencia), describing reasons for its thirteen-year success. [Mission Local]

• An interview with the two guys behind the Wise Sons Jewish Deli pop-up that debuted last week at Off the Grid. Hint: It all started with the pastrami. [SFoodie]

• Editor Sarah Deseran explains all the thinking, planning, and styling that went into this month’s burrito cover story. [7x7]

• Restaurateur Chris Yeo (Sino/Straits) discusses lucky foods and culinary superstitions surrounding the Chinese New Year. [Feast]

• Those who get wobbly after one martini might try a lower-alcohol cocktail — for everyone’s sake. [SE]

• Now that so-called “resistant-starch” foods like bananas, oats, and brown rice have been identified, the next diet trend might just be high-carb. [HuffPo]

• Here’s yet another reason to avoid trans fats: they may be linked to depression. Try olive oil instead. [WebMD]

• Thank God it’s … If you were planning a big night out tonight at T.G.I. Friday’s, know that the chain has rolled out new menu items including “Tapa-tizer skewers” and spinach-Florentine flatbread. [NRN]

• A study shows that thriftiness will likely continue among restaurant diners this year. Maybe people have just gotten spoiled with all those deals sites! [NRN]

• Preschoolers are scarily aware of fast-food and snack-food brands, and if you let them eat a bunch of junk, they’ll start to prefer it. Duh? [Businessweek]

Spending a Morning at Boogaloos; Try a Lower-Alcohol Cocktail