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  1. Venti Leaks
    NBC’s Not-So-Secret Sochi Starbucks Is ‘on Lockdown’As always, you can blame McDonald’s for this.
  2. The Chain Gang
    NBC’s Private Sochi Starbucks Serves Free Coffee 24/7The coffee chain isn’t a sponsor, but part of NBC’s inner-operations sanctum.
  3. Whey to Be
    Chobani Donates Yogurt Withheld From Olympians to Food BanksChobani is the official yogurt of the 2014 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Teams.
  4. Whey to Be
    Chobani Supports Athletes With Kind Words Instead of Greek YogurtThis wasn’t how it was supposed to go down, but it’ll do.
  5. No Whey
    Russia Blocks U.S. Olympic Team’s Supply of Chobani Yogurt [Updated]Senator Charles Schumer isn’t happy.
  6. Sponsorships
    Aly Raisman Will Be the Face of Poland SpringThe Needham Olympian has liquid assets.
  7. Deals
    Gabby Douglas’s Infinite Endorsement Deals Start With Corn FlakesHer accountant is probably doing backflips.
  8. Deals
    Royal Exchange Hosts Olympic Happy Hours Starting FridayThe deals run through August 10, when the games end.
  9. Mediavore
    L.A. Crazy for Whole Pigs; Should Guns Be Allowed in Starbucks?Butchering pork is trendy in SoCal and firearms issues are framed through a coffee chain.
  10. Mediavore
    Groupon Gets Sued; McDonalds Joins Forces With Weight WatchersPlus: Olympics-driven restaurant spikes in Vancouver, and vegetarianism is hip in Argentina, all in our morning news roundup.
  11. Prison Gruel
    Feeding Criminals and OlympiansComparing popular foods at the Olympic and Rikers commissaries.
  12. Mediavore
    Kirstie Alley Shills for New Weight-Loss Program; Bad Tipper Banned fromThe Cheers actress has a new diet system and a regular gets booted from a Japanese restaurant for skimping on gratuities.
  13. Mediavore
    Guilty Verdict for Leona’s Waitress; Stone Brewery Comes to TownPlus: The legality of tip pools, and the ins and outs of Olympic drinking, all in our morning news roundup.
  14. Mediavore
    Paula Deen Cancels Pantages Date; Sean Penn Charged in Brentwood Country MartA famously volatile actor pays for his post-lunch scuffle and a famously chirpy Southern chef will not make a stop in L.A.
  15. Mediavore
    Rachael Ray Picks Best Pizza in U.S.; Olympic Skiier Rubs Cheese on Her LegA celeb chef says Phoenix has the best pie, while Lindsay Vonn shares a unique form of therapy.
  16. Menus
    What to Eat and Drink at Devil’s Den During the Beer OlympicsThe South Philly bar has a new menu and a bigtime beer promotion
  17. Mediavore
    Phillipe’s Patriarch Dies; New Vodka Claims Health BenefitsA French dip classic is run by a new generation while an adult libation comes with vitamins.
  18. Mediavore
    Eating at the Auto Show; Foursquare Goes FoodiePlus: some states privatize liquor stores, and soda’s hidden cancer risk, all in our morning news roundup.
  19. Mediavore
    McDonald’s Olympic Conflict Of Interest; Beer Plus CheesePlua: Judith Jones, cattle rancher; how to prep for a Yom Kippur fast.
  20. Closings
    Breaking: Aigre Doux Closing, Effective ImmediatelyThe River North restaurant, open since 2007, abruptly announces its closure.
  21. Mediavore
    The State of America’s Sweet Tooth Is Strong; FDA Okays VegetableThe Chinese warm up to the Snickers bar, the taste of calcium, and more in our daily news roundup.
  22. Mediavore
    Food Prices to Rise Through 2009; Grill Exotic Meats at HomeHydrox cookies go on sale today, Wylie Dufresne’s bagel-flavored ice cream, and more, in our morning news roundup.
  23. Mediavore
    Le Bernardin’s Business Booms in Recession; Mystery Michelin Man FoundMost airlines still have free soda, Olympics-inspired cocktails, and more, in our morning news roundup.
  24. Mediavore
    Fast Food Elicits Guilty Plea; Where the Brangelina 8 Should EatA Bowery institution closes, teens open a coffee shop for two days, and more, in our morning news roundup.
  25. Mediavore
    Montauk Hates Surf Lodge; Olympics Spur Ethnic EatingThe Greenmarket suspends a farmer, Olympics-themed happy hours, a new Chinese cookbook, and more, in our morning news roundup.
  26. Mediavore
    McDonald’s Revises Dollar Menu; Dogs Get Reprieve in ChinaThe glorious culinary past of airplane dining, food intake up since 1970, don’t put poison herbs in your salad, and more, in our morning news roundup.