Haight Whole Foods Backlash Begins; A White Castle Double Wedding

• The anti-Whole Foods backlash has begun in the Upper Haight. [SFist]

• Regarding grits, and how they’re “a perfect neutral canvas” for a number of Bay Area chefs’ dishes. [Chron]

• A photo essay about brunch at Brenda’s, crawfish beignets and all. [Foodhoe]

• They’re charging $1 for water (for a compostable cup, technically) at the Ferry Building. [Gray Market Report]

• In case you’ve been dying to make the vanilla cake with strawberry filling shown in Black Swan, there’s a website that re-creates movie recipes. [MovieRecipes via NYDN]

• Perhaps those McDonald’s wedding packages in Hong Kong inspired these two Nashville couples, who married amid the hamburger fumes of a White Castle. [News Channel 5]

• In NYC, Mayor Bloomberg’s fast-food calorie-count posting ordinance has had only a small effect on a small number of diners, which could lead to small weight losses for these people over time. [NYDN]

• Food trend alert! “Texaco-Mex” cuisine, tacos served at gas stations, is popular around the country. [WSJ]

• Quieting down upset kids with candy or sweets has been shown to be linked to adult food issues. Looks like bread-and-water suppers might not be such as terrible idea! [Daily Mail UK]

• Don’t mess with New Mexico: If a new chile-advertising bill passes, it will be illegal to mislabel chiles produced out-of-state as homegrown. [NYT]

Haight Whole Foods Backlash Begins; A White Castle Double Wedding