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  1. Mediavore
    Chester Shuts Down Troublesome Takeout Joint; Americans Don’t Know How to LosePlus: Wal-Mart eyes China for its next move; and the Obama administration considers healthy food standards for school vending machines, all in our morning news roundup.
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    President Obama’s Shark Fin Faux-Pas; Dino’s Burgers Opens in Pico-RiveraTongues wag as The Commander in Chief goes to one of San Francisco’s last restaurant’s serving the banned delicacy.
  3. Mediavore
    Overeating Takes Toll on Seniors; How to Get a Liquor LicenseTime to take grandpa off the bear claws.
  4. Mediavore
    Wolfgang Puck Bakes Zsa Zsa’s Birthday Cake; It’s Time for Iguana MeatPuerto Rico wants to start exporting meat from the giant reptiles. Any takers? Anyone?
  5. Mediavore
    Fire Causes Major Chocolate Meltdown in Western PA; American Chinese FoodPlus: Goat finally gets its national moments; and Stevia’s California’s new squeaky-green cash crop, all in our morning news roundup.
  6. Mediavore
    Restaurants Had Central Role in Civil Rights Movement; The Rise of MoscatoA 1960 sit-in at a North Carolina diner may have started an avalanche of civil rights protest.
  7. Mediavore
    NJ Gov. Chris Christie Loves Donuts… and His Wife; Americans to Get EvenPlus: It’s time to hang up the Riesling and get into Moscato; and everything you ever wanted to know about ancient grains, all in our morning news roundup.
  8. Import/Export
    Food Megabrands Help China Feel Safer About FoodCompanies like Heinz and Nestle are gaining ground.
  9. Mediavore
    Shark Fin Smugglers Get Caught; Hello Kitty Restaurant Wows JapanHigher minimum wage in San Francisco could mean fewer restaurant jobs, Wendy’s is big in Japan, and more in our daily news feed.
  10. Mediavore
    Mummers and Mayor Celebrate Diner’s Reopening; Food and Modeling LivePlus: Wendy’s rebounds in Japan; and China’s first Hello Kitty restaurant opens, all in our morning news roundup.
  11. Mediavore
    Angry Calls Flood Albert Pujols’ Restaurant; Santa Monica Woman Finds RustyAngry St. Louis residents vow to stop patronizing Pujols 5.
  12. Burger Time
    In-N-Out Burger Pops-Up in Shanghai to Defend Its PurityThe SoCal burger chain comes gunning for a bootlegger named CaliBurger.
  13. Mediavore
    China Considers Emoticon Restaurant Grades; Water Grill Loses Its TopAmanda Baumgarten splits with Downtown’s seafood stronghold after seven months.
  14. Mediavore
    FDA Uncomfortable With Corn Syrup Rebranding; Chipotle Opens ShopHouse KitchenThe hopeful chain serves Southeast Asian cooking and will debut today.
  15. Mediavore
    Contaminated Cantaloupes Were Sold at Local Markets; Chipotle’s ShopHousePlus: Sugar refineries sue corn-syrup processors; and why are Jews so smitten with Chinese food, all in our morning news roundup.
  16. Mediavore
    Drought Ravages Texas Cattle Ranches; Sam Sifton Named National Editor of TheThe New York critic will leave his post for a major promotion.
  17. Mediavore
    Todd English Promises Holiday Reopening for Olives; More Food-Safety Scandals inPlus the pleasures of olive-oil powder and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  18. Mediavore
    Plans to Eradicate Mosquitoes Has Local Beekeepers Buzzing; Be Not Afraid ofPlus: Gutter oil is the latest food-safety scandal to emerge from China; and cocaine was the secret ingredient that landed a NJ cook in jail, all in our morning news roundup.
  19. Willie Brown Takes Villaraigosa to Dinner; Thomas Keller on Sous-VideApparently, our mayor has an appetite for “extreme” eating.
  20. Mediavore
    Grocery Workers Reject Proposed Health Benefits; Spices May Fight Fatty FoodsA strike is looming for Southern California’s major grocery chains.
  21. Mediavore
    What Was Served at The Kardashian Wedding; Joe Biden Popularizes Pig IntestineWolfgang Puck catered the indulgent affair in Santa Barbara.
  22. Sticky Fingers
    Opening Up the Dirty World of Honey LaunderingPay attention, Greek yogurt.
  23. Mediavore
    Salmonella Scare Strikes Philly Area; China Shuts Down 5,000 Businesses In aPlus: London’s Indian restaurant Tamarind wants to do for Indian food what P.F. Chang’s did for Chinese; and Kenya considers camel milk as a solution for food shortages, all in our morning news roundup.
  24. Rustic Kitchen Isn’t Going Anywhere; Rampant Food-Safety Violations in ChinaPlus gimmicky coconut water and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  25. Mediavore
    Indian Weddings Take Heat for Food Waste; Woman Delivers Child in Hardee’sThe subcontinent’s more lavish ceremonies are under fire for possibly being too extravagant.
  26. Mediavore
    Ocean City Restaurateurs Push For BYOB Privileges; Extravagant Indian WeddingsPlus: Top Chef Mike Isabella totally digs DC’s food scene; and China’s growing dependency on other countries staple foods could ultimately stabilize the country’s relationship with the U.S. all in our morning news roundup.
  27. Mediavore
    Boston Almost As Honest As Chicago; Kentucky Woman Gives Birth at Hardee’sPlus China’s reliance on other countries for food staples and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  28. Mediavore
    Sean Combs Sued After Restaurant Shooting; Avocados and Mangoes Promote MaleThe lawsuit centers on an incident at Justin’s, the rap mogul’s Atlanta restaurant.
  29. Mediavore
    Pepsi Still Can’t Beat Coke; Bigger Forks Mean Less EatingTry as it might, the perennial runner-up can’t exceed its competition in gaining shares.
  30. Mediavore
    Another Patron Gets Gunned Down at a Longtime Upper Darby Nuisance Bar; PepsiPlus: Big forks make you eat less; and China stockpiles frozen pork, all in our morning news roundup.
  31. Mediavore
    E. Coli Outbreak Kills Fourteen in Europe; Food Prices Trouble VenezuelaPoor citizens of the South American nation are spending half of their salaries on food.
  32. Mediavore
    Violence Outside a Feltonville Club Leaves One Man in Critical Condition; E.Plus: Chinese argue whether dogs are better as pets or food; and Venezuelans spend nearly half their incomes on food; all in our morning news roundup.
  33. Mediavore
    California Pizza Kitchen Will Sell For $407 Million; Marmite Banned in DenmarkThe mammoth pizza chain is going to purchased by Golden Gate Capital.
  34. Scary Things
    Exploding Watermelons!It’s happening in China, apparently.
  35. Mediavore
    Lindsay Lohan Sentenced To Serve Food; Yum Brands Buys China’s Little SheepThe actress will spend the bulk of her 480 community service hours serving the Downtown Women’s Center.
  36. Mediavore
    Time for Waylynn Lucas to Make the ‘Fonuts"; J. Gold Recalls A Meal inThe former Bazaar pastry chef has invented a new take on an old favorite.
  37. Mediavore
    Elkins Estate’s Bankruptcy Leaves Spring Brides in the Lurch; China GoesPlus: Lobster tails are being used to make biodegradable golf balls; and people in developing countries spend up to 80 percent of their incomes on food, all in our morning news roundup.
  38. Mediavore
    Where to Get Shots of Horse Semen; SoCal Food Prices Hit Two-Year HighA New Zealand food festival plans to supply a strange libation, while local shoppers are hit hard at the grocery store.
  39. Mediavore
    Where Kobe Bryant Ate in High School; Where to Get a Huizar RollKobe makes a fast-break for the border, while Rudy Martinez still has a sushi roll dedicated to his political rival.
  40. Mediavore
    My Last Bite Tackles Jitlada’s Menu; UC Irvine Admits Bad Taste in Serving MLKBlogger Joann Stougaard is working on a book about her experiences growing up amid food insecurity, while a California University hangs its head in shame over chicken and waffles.
  41. Mediavore
    LCB to Give ‘Worst Idea Ever’ Another Chance; Walgreens Brings FoodPlus wonky weather could drive up food costs, and an organic vending industry is growing, all in our morning news roundup.
  42. Mediavore
    NOW Targets Hooters; Angelina Jolie Loves Spanish FoodThe National Organization for Women wants to protect children from booty shorts, while we pray the Hollywood Star doesn’t go on the road with Mario Batali.
  43. Mediavore
    Calorie Commando Being Sentenced Today; Marine Tries to End Dog-EatingJuan Carlos Cruz plead guilty to solicitation of murder in a plot to kill his wife, while the practice of munching on canine meat has a strong new opponent.
  44. Mediavore
    Mozza Pigs Out; Janet Jackson Barbie Auctioned For Project Angel FoodThe Hollywood Italian favorite is holding dinners featuring whole hogs, while sadly, the Barbie Doll does not come from the singer’s Rhythm Nation phase.
  45. Mediavore
    How To Keep Kosher While Getting Sloshed; Mochi Master Mikawaya Opens New PlantL’Chaim makes kosher vodka, tequila, and rum while the Japanese-American dessert originator has new digs.
  46. Mediavore
    Steven Fretz Joins Curtis Stone; Valley Village Massacre Victim Survives ElevenThe former XIV chef might also have future restaurant plans with the T.V. chef.
  47. Mediavore
    Jamie Oliver Hangs Out at Homeboy Industries; What to Eat on The InternationalThe Naked Chef finds inspiration in East L.A., while food is split among U.S. and Russian lines in space.
  48. McFadden’s Faces Allegations of Promoting a Racist Culture; StrandedPlus Giada de Laurentiis and John Mayer both deny rumors of an affair, and rising food costs are driving inflation in China and Hungary, all in our morning news roundup.
  49. Mediavore
    U.S. Water Apparently Not Good Enough For Japanese Chefs; 288,000 More EggsThe water at your favorite sushi restaurant might be imported, while Cal-Maine Foods worries about salmonella being served in your breakfast.
  50. Mediavore
    Trick-or-Treaters To Be Tracked; Even In Brazil, McDonalds Makes You FatA new Android app lets you trace the path of your little goblins, while Mickey D’s must pay an employee $17,000 for his weight gain.
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