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  1. lawsuits
    Mario Batali Faces Criminal Charges in BostonHe will be arraigned in court tomorrow.
  2. lawsuits
    Woman Sues Mario Batali, Alleging He Groped HerIt’s the first sexual-harassment lawsuit against the chef.
  3. Watch: Are Grain Bowls Made by Robots the Food of the Future?Spyce is now serving lunch made by mechanical cooks.
  4. the chain gang
    Dunkin’ Donuts Debuts ‘Donut Fries’ for Those Times You’ve Completely Given UpThey are exactly what they sound like.
  5. sweet sorrow
    Is This the End of Candy Hearts?Necco, one of America’s oldest confectioners, will close operations unless it finds a buyer.
  6. food fights
    Philadelphia and Boston Keep Banning Each Other’s Foods Ahead of the Super BowlCream pies, cheesesteaks, and Boston Market are all under attack.
  7. sexual harassment
    5 Female Kitchen Workers Sue McCormick & Schmick’s for Sexual HarassmentThey compare working in the kitchen to “being treated like a prostitute.”
  8. the feeding tube
    Boston Teamsters Found Not Guilty in Top Chef Extortion TrialThe defense argued it was legitimate collective bargaining.
  9. kids these days
    America’s Hottest Dorm-Room ‘Restaurant’ Specializes in Omakase SushiTwo Boston University roommates have created a full-blown ten-piece nigiri tasting menu.
  10. the feeding tube
    Teamsters ‘Paralyzed’ Padma Lakshmi With Fear During Top Chef: BostonThe show’s extremely Boston extortion trial is officially underway.
  11. something fishy
    Owner of 20-Pound Lobster Is Livid the TSA Took a Selfie With His Dinner“They are like the dumbest people in the world.”
  12. crime scene
    This Failed Dunkin’ Donuts Robbery Is Very BostonAn off-duty cop was sitting inside.
  13. the grub street diet
    Chef Barbara Lynch Averages Two Breakfasts a Day“For my second breakfast, I had quinoa, white beans, and carrots, with a poached egg in a broth with curry and cumin. I love soups for breakfast.”
  14. lawsuits
    Wahlburgers Co-owners Sue Wahlbergs for Being Terrible Business PartnersTwo former friends say the brothers stole ideas, threatened physical violence, and hoarded profits.
  15. food fights
    Boston Threatens To Ban Glassware at Some Bars After Series of AssaultsRestaurateurs are, obviously, not thrilled.
  16. food waste
    New App Lets You Buy Cheap Leftovers When Restaurants CloseFood for All plans to sell excess food at a 50 to 80 percent discount.
  17. the grub street diet
    Daniel Boulud Has a Soft Spot for Frosted Flakes and Fish and Chips“You know, chefs don’t often get to sit down. They eat standing up — a lot.”
  18. food fights
    Burger Chain Says Chipotle Stole Its Name and LogoTasty Burger argues the burrito-maker’s new “Tasty Made” brand looks suspiciously similar.
  19. Empire Building
    By Chloe’s Expanding to Boston, Too“It’s all happening quickly.”
  20. Crime Scene
    Boston Chef Busted With a Ton of Drugs at Canadian BorderThings don’t look great for Tim Maslow or his well-regarded Ribelle.
  21. The Chain Gang
    Boston’s Norovirus-Stricken Chipotle Should Reopen TodayOfficials traced the virus back to a sick employee.
  22. Health Concerns
    Another Chipotle Is Closed After Making at Least 30 People SickSo many Boston College basketball players are ill that their next game could be canceled.
  23. The Grub Street Diet
    CNN’s Sally Kohn Believes in the Power of Breakfast in Bed“I think there’s nothing more decadent.”
  24. Sweet Summer
    Shake Shack Unveils a Lobster-Topped BurgerJust what you need for the last weeks of summer.
  25. The Chain Gang
    The Olive Garden Food Truck Managed to Offend an Entire Italian Community inThe chain’s roving breadstick mobile is paying the North End an unwelcome visit this weekend.
  26. Food Waste
    This Expired-Food Supermarket Could Be a Food-Waste Game-ChangerThe former president of Trader Joe’s hopes to open Daily Table locations nationwide.
  27. Dowiches
    This Boston Bakery Is Stuffing Doughnuts With LobsterThe so-named Lobster Dowich sounds … interesting?
  28. Slideshow
    103 Beautiful Dishes: The Most Visually Exciting Food in America Right NowGrub Street called up the country’s best chefs with one simple directive: Show us the most beautiful thing that’s on your menu right now.
  29. Terrible Acts
    Purported ISIS Web Hacker Showers Boston Bar With Free Attention“Come have a cocktail, don’t let ISIS win!”
  30. Yelp
    Chef Shames ‘Insulting,’ ‘Entitled’ Customers on“Shout out to these two winners for seating themselves with no reservations, insulting and berating our staff … “
  31. Given A Bad Name
    Restaurant Learns the Hard Way Why You Never Name a Cocktail ‘StrangeAn ill-informed waiter didn’t make matters any better.
  32. Rants
    That Harvard Professor Is Actually a Serial Restaurant TerrorizerThe customer isn’t always right.
  33. Kung Pao
    A Harvard Professor Completely Lost It After Being Overcharged $4 for Chinese“You seem like a smart man … is this really worth your time?”
  34. Empire Building
    Wahlburgers Is Rolling Out 27 More Locations in a Massive ExpansionSeven of those are in New York.
  35. Night Out
    The Not-So-New Guy: Chef Jamie Bissonnette’s Big Year in New York“New York started off by punching me in the face, but now it’s giving me a hug.”
  36. Openings
    Boston Chef Tim Cushman’s Roof at Park South Opens ThursdayHe’s serving fried sweetbreads with pecorino and lemon zest.
  37. Expansions
    Boston’s O Ya Team Opening Roof at Park SouthCrudos and skewers are on the menu.
  38. Expansions
    Boston’s O Ya Reportedly Opening in Park South HotelOh yeah.
  39. The Grub Street Diet
    Chef Kristen Kish Shares Gelato With Padma, Drinks Fernet and Cola With Danny“I ate the massive sandwich — the equivalent of four sandwiches — in three minutes.”
  40. Expansions
    Looks Like Totto Ramen Is Expanding to BostonMore noodles for everyone.
  41. Expansions
    Daniel Boulud Taking Over Boston Restaurant AsanaIt happens in September.
  42. Rumors
    Eataly Could Be Headed to Boston Next“We’d love to do it sooner than later, but it’s a matter of fitting it in and wanting to do it the right way.”
  43. Acts of Kindness
    Anonymous Do-gooder Picks Up Stranger’s Restaurant Check, Inspires“The mother was overwhelmed with gratitude, as was I. It was a great evening.”
  44. Quote of the Day
    Bostonians Are Taking Dunkin’ Crime Spree PersonallyIt’s just a matter of hometown pride.
  45. Openings
    What to Eat at Toro, Ken Oringer and Jamie Bissonnette’s First New YorkIt opens in Chelsea on Monday.
  46. Hold the Sauce
    Mario Batali’s Boston Pizzeria on HoldThe chef and partner Joe Bastianich are looking at other locations.
  47. Reopenings
    Boston’s Bomb-Damaged Forum Restaurant Reopens TodayThe restaurant has made extensive renovations.
  48. Reopenings
    Boston’s Bomb-Damaged Forum Restaurant Reopens Next MonthThe restaurant has been closed since the April 15 marathon attack.
  49. Awards Season
    Food & Wine Names Best New Pastry Chefs 2013Six chefs at the top of their game are honored.
  50. Foodies With Benefits
    ‘L.A. Drinks To Boston’ at Bars and Restaurants Citywide, Saturday April 27Through specialty drinks and dishes, each business will donate a portion of sales to One Fund Boston.
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