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Melman Boys Have Eyes on Old Frankie Z’s; Farmers Have No Right To What They Grow, Says Judge

• Set your calendars on your new iPhone 4s’s, young trendy people! The space that housed Frankie Z’s, the bar you walked past a million times to go to Frontera Grill and Xoco, which closed earlier this year, is reportedly going to house the latest project from Jerrod and R.J. Melman. [Chicago Business]

• In the latest skirmish between raw milk advocates and dairy laws, a Wisconsin judge has ruled that farmers “do not have a fundamental right to own and use a dairy cow or a dairy herd… do not have a fundamental right to consume the milk from their own cow… do not have a fundamental right to produce and consume the foods of their choice.” [Food Freedom]

• Don’t worry, Eva Longoria’s troubles are nearly over: Landry’s (which owns Chart House) will buy her bankrupt Las Vegas restaurant Beso. [NRN]

• Commodity prices have been up, up, up, but it seems the price of flour and chocolate might finally fall. Bakers rejoice! [USAT]

Melman Boys Have Eyes on Old Frankie Z’s; Farmers Have No Right To What They