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Emanuel Addresses Food Desert Issue; Obama Holding Raffle for Dinner

• Mayor Emanuel held the “first-ever conference” about fixing the food desert problem with CEO’s of some of the largest grocery stores in the country. [ABC]

• President Obama is raffling off a ticket to have dinner with him at an “undisclosed location” to anyone who makes a campaign contribution of $5 or more. [CBS]

• Rush Limbaugh is now hawking iced tea called Two If by Tea. Get it? Like, because of the Tea Party? [Gawker]

• Increasingly, chain restaurants like Domino’s Pizza, Starbucks, and others are putting out smartphone apps. Goody. [NRN]

• The hottest (coldest?) rumor circulating in the ice-cream grapevine is that Ben & Jerry’s will produce a “Schweddy Balls” flavor inspired by SNL. [NYDN]

Bon App has named the “Best BBQ Restaurant in America”: newcomer Franklin Barbecue in Austin. Let the arguments ensue! [Bon Appetit]

Emanuel Addresses Food Desert Issue; Obama Holding Raffle for Dinner