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Heartland Cafe Still Going Strong After 35 Years; Sara Lee Slims Product Line

• They must be doing something right: On Thursday, August 11, Heartland Cafe in Rogers Park will celebrate its 35th anniversary. [Dining Chicago]

• Kraft isn’t the only company splitting in two, as Sara Lee decided to follow the same path earlier this year. One of the casualties will be its refrigerated dough business, which will be sold to the St. Louis-based Ralcorp. [Crain’s]

• Keeping a beer in the toilet tank conserves water by reducing the tank’s water volume and ensures you always have a cold brewski on hand! [National Post CA via Food 52]

• Here’s a cool thing: A guy posted his Starbucks card number online, so anyone can buy coffee from it or add to the balance; a Twitter account keeps track of fluctuations. [Eater]

• Great news: Obesity isn’t as contagious as we thought; you may resume shaking hands with fat people. [NYT]

Heartland Cafe Still Going Strong After 35 Years; Sara Lee Slims Product Line