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Chicagoans #1 For Honest-Tea; Baby Born At Hardee’s, Marked For Life

• Chicago came in first for honesty in the second annual honesty test/beverage promotion sponsored by Honest Tea, in which passersby can help themselves to a drink on the honor system (but are caught on video paying… or not). 99% of Chicagoans paid up; New York came in dead last, though still, six out of seven New Yorkers paid too. [Tribune]

• A woman in Lexington, Kentucky, gave birth to a baby girl in the parking lot of a Hardee’s. The mother “said she could not believe how quickly this birth happened.” [WKYT]

• China is becoming increasingly reliant on other countries for staple food such as corn and soybeans, and that reliance “is likely to add a stabilizing factor” to the country’s relationship with the U.S. [Japan Times]

• Chipotle didn’t make as much money as it thought it would last quarter. The reasons: higher food costs, and that pesky federal investigation. [Reuters]

• Former Top Chef contestant Mike Isabella is a big fan of DC’s food scene. (Probably because he just opened a restaurant there.) [WP]

• Indian weddings might just be too extravagant. They’re being blamed for “prodigious food waste.” [AP]

Chicagoans #1 For Honest-Tea; Baby Born At Hardee’s, Marked For Life