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  1. thanks for the memories
    Indiana Pizzeria That Refused to Cater Gay Weddings Has Closed for GoodThe owners of Memories Pizzeria were reportedly “simply ready to retire.”
  2. immigration
    After a Beloved Restaurateur Was Deported, His Customers Moved OnRoberto Beristain’s shocking deportation made national headlines. Now a Washington Post report finds that his town has largely forgotten him.
  3. lawsuits
    Two Midwest Towns Are Locked in a Vicious Fight Over Their Pierogi FestivalsThe Whiting Pierogi Fest is displeased with the Edwardsville Pierogi Festival’s name.
  4. immigration
    Deported Restaurateur’s Wife Says She Regrets Voting for Trump“I should have listened closely to those debates.”
  5. immigration
    ICE Deported a Restaurateur the Obama Administration Had Authorized to StayThe owner of Eddie’s Steak Shed had challenged the order before a judge, but then ICE hauled him to Juárez.
  6. the chain gang
    Is a 94-Year-Old McDonald’s Worker’s Story Heartwarming or Mildly Distressing?She vows she “never plans to leave.”
  7. high church
    74-Year-Old Arrested for Giving His Church Congregation Pot CookiesSix people were hospitalized after experiencing the “adverse effects.”
  8. nothin’ but meats
    The Meat Expert Rethinking One of the World’s Most Ancient Food TraditionsCuring and smoking meats are time-honored techniques, and Smoking Goose aims to offer something entirely new.
  9. Bad Ideas
    Chain Fires Manager for Giving ‘Best Butt’ AwardThe owner tells employees to expect more sexual-harassment training.
  10. Tip Rants
    A Lesbian Couple Used Their Receipt to Confront a Sexist Chef“Don’t tell lesbians they need a man on Valentine’s Day.”
  11. Sex Sells
    Food Truck Specializing in Popcorn and Sex Toys Forced to CloseThe owner said he offered food because “you gotta have something afterwards.”
  12. Lawsuits
    Subway Allegedly Fired a Worker for Being HIV-PositiveThe manager’s logic was, reportedly, “What if you cut yourself?”
  13. Thanks For The Memories
    An Anti-Gay Pizzeria Got Tricked Into Catering a Wedding for Two Men“Memories Pizza, you broke your cherry.”
  14. Drama
    People Have Donated Over $500,000 to the Anti-Gay Indiana Pizzeria’sSome 17,000 donors think it’s a worthy cause.
  15. Dissenting Opinions
    Anonymous Indiana Restaurateur Admits to Discriminating Against LGBT Customers“They can have their lifestyle and do their own thing in their own place.”
  16. Frosting
    Tiny Indiana Town Despises Oreo for Sending Them Lots of Tiny Cookies“Why in the world would they ship out one mini cookie is beyond me.”
  17. Mediavore
    Michelle Obama Visits Inglewood; Should Sugar Be Regulated?The First Lady was in town to support the opening of a Northgate Gonzalez Market location.
  18. Mediavore
    The Herald Makes Way for Restaurants; Blue Bottle RisingPlus Super Bowl blue laws and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  19. Mediavore
    Jamie Oliver Makes Criminal Employee Confess; Starbucks Going Lo-CalThe Naked Chef does some detective work and a mega-coffee chain seeks to get fit.
  20. The Other Critics
    33 Club Fails To Rock; A Burger To Defeat Kuma’sPlus: Jam does magical things to the oft-maligned meal of brunch; steak in a castle
  21. Mediavore
    Financing for Local Farmers; Organic Goes Private LabelPlus: Greenpeace takes on Trader Joe’s; the Cheesecake Factory slows expansion