Chicagoan Comes Close to Winning Worst Cooks in America; The Bristol’s Phone Are Down

• Congrats to Chicagoan Georg Coleman, who came in second in Food Network’s Worst Cooks in America. [The Stew/Trib]

• According to John Ross, one of the partners at The Bristol, the phone lines at the popular North Bucktown restaurant are down, and AT&T; can’t fix them until Friday. Don’t worry, they’ll be open all week. [JohnTheBristol/Twitter]

• A bill passed by a House panel in Minnesota would prevent obese people from suing fast-food chains. Wait, you can do that? [CBS News]

• GMO crops, with qualities like herbicide tolerance, now cover 10 percent of the world’s farmland. [USAT]

• The protests in Libya have been fueled by rising food prices, according to this writer. [Christian Science Monitor]

• The author of I Love Corn is suing the author of I Love Bacon! for a too-similar title. But c’mon, those cookbooks must have totally different audiences! [NYDN]

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