A Marin City Barbecue Assault; Katy Perry Has ‘Food Poisoning’

• A 42-year-old woman in Marin City is in custody for assaulting her husband with a barbecue fork during a memorial barbecue for a friend Saturday night. The husband was unharmed. [Tribune]

• Brain freeze alert: 7-11 is celebrating their 84th birthday by giving away free Slurpees today, and the person who slurps theirs the fastest, at least two store locations, wins a Slurpee party. [NBC]

• Not unlike the over-sized beer steins they have at Leopold’s, Jack’s Club in the Potrero now has $5 mini-pitchers (meant for one person) of Busch. [Mission Mission]

• More about all the Nob Hill hotels that are on the market, including the Fairmont, home of the Tonga Room. [Examiner, Earlier]

• Katy Perry is the latest celebrity to fall prey to “food poisoning.” Do these stars actually think people believe this excuse after watching Country Strong? [Celebrity Cafe]

• Although “we are not going to be able to just eat our way out of the invasive species problem,” per one scientist, it’s not exactly a terrible idea to get in the habit of consuming these species. [NYT]

• A guy was fired by Dillard’s for sneaking some hot dogs after a Fourth of July picnic. Evidently the company wanted to save the franks for Labor Day. Ew. [Gawker]

• If you haven’t watched Hannah Hart’s “My Drunk Kitchen,” it’s hilarious. Check out the YouTube star’s drunk-cooking tips here. [NYDN]

• Today in rising food costs: China’s inflation hits a three-year high while Egypt’s tapers off; and in Somalia, 10 million people are at serious risk of starvation. [RTT News, Bloomberg, Sunday Business Post]

• Perhaps you’ve been dying to know what the tastiest brand of commercial hummus is? Well, here ya go: KitchenDaily tested fourteen of them. [KitchenDaily]

A Marin City Barbecue Assault; Katy Perry Has ‘Food Poisoning’