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  1. special delivery
    Voting Is Wonderful. Free Pizza Makes It Better.As voters brave waits of two, three, or even four hours, some good Samaritans offer relief in the form of food.
  2. food politics
    Eric Trump Walks Into a Bar — and an Employee Spits on HimThe president’s son says he got more than he bargained for at the Aviary in Chicago.
  3. food fight
    Howard Schultz ‘Seriously Considering’ Running For PresidentThe former Starbucks CEO wants to bring Frappuccinomics to the White House.
  4. politics
    How Restaurants Help, and Empower, Their Employees to Vote“If I want people to vote, I have to enable them to vote.”
  5. online harrassment
    Trump’s Tweet About the Red Hen Restaurant Is DangerousThe only point was to provoke targeted outrage.
  6. nightlife
    Is This the Person Who Can Finally Solve New York Nightlife?Grabbing tacos with the city’s first-ever “night mayor.”
  7. the chain gang
    Pizza Hut to Papa John’s: NFL Protests Haven’t Hurt Our SalesThe rival chain chimes in.
  8. burning questions
    Has a Trump Slump Set in for New York’s Restaurant Customers?“There’s no question that consumer confidence has been lost by the political situation.”
  9. table manners
    Everyone Really Wants You to Avoid Talking Politics During Thanksgiving DinnerIt could get even uglier than usual this year.
  10. bad ideas
    Trump Campaign Takes Brief, Bold Stance Against Food SafetyWhat good has it done anyone?
  11. Voter Rights
    Ben & Jerry’s ‘Empower Mint’ Gets Political“We all deserve an equal serving of democracy.”
  12. Crime Scene
    Ben & Jerry’s Co-founders ArrestedThe Bernie Sanders supporters stood up to the Man.
  13. Politics
    The New President of Afghanistan Really Loves Katz’s DeliHe gave the corned beef a shout-out in a speech to Congress.
  14. Freedom Isn’t Free
    Mario Batali Fends Off Abortion-Rights Opponents on Twitter“Freedom to kill your unborn child? Good for you, you Croc-wearing lard ass.”
  15. Politics
    Connecticut Lawmakers Urge Starbucks to Ban Guns in StoresThe Newtown location has become a symbol for people on both sides of the gun debate.
  16. Booze News
    State Senate Says Private Booze Sales Are a Low PriorityDwundling tax revenues and the lack of a budget plan are a much higher priority.
  17. Booze News
    Since That Proposed Soda Tax Went Over So Well, the City’s Now Floating aThe proposed five percent increase to the already burdensome ten percent “liquor-by-the-drink” tax is designed to raise money for the School Reform Commission.
  18. Cool As a Kumquat
    State Senator Michael Gianaris on Kumquats, His New Favorite Food“I also want to try them at that place that’s opening today, Alder. I was looking at the menu earlier — apparently they’re stuffed with sausage.”
  19. Locavores
    The Local Food Movement Is Hurting FarmersThe dark side of fresh vegetables.
  20. Frankenfood
    Senator Daylin Leach Pushes for Labeling FrankenfoodThough the bill has support, it still faces an uphill battles with the state’s agriculture industry.
  21. Food Trucks
    A Different Food Truck War: Alderman Versus Salvation Army in UptownNow the fight shifts to food trucks helping the homeless.
  22. Politics
    Meet the Chicago Pol Behind So Many Food Regulations, Alderman Ed BurkePortrait of a food crusader.
  23. Beef
    The Rise of L.A.’s ‘Starbucks Stakeholders’The term describes special interests who have only bought a cup of coffee in an area they’re voting in.
  24. Booze News
    Governor Cuomo, Local-Booze PusherHe wants to see more New York State wine, beer, cider, and hooch.
  25. Politics
    State’s Power-Tripping Health Secretary and ‘Egg-Gate’The outgoing secretary’s brief run was surrounded in controversy almost from day one.
  26. Beer Me
    PA House Votes to Allow Craft Brewers to Sell Beer at Farmers MarketsThe bill now awaits Senate approval.
  27. Beer Me
    Roll Out the Barrels: Christie Signs Bill That Boosts Craft Brewing in NewHe might be taking a beating for Jersey’s financial outlook, but he’s the toast of the craft beer set right now.
  28. Politics
    Nutter Puts the Smackdown on Finnegan’s Wake’s BalconiesThe mayor won’t get on board with plans to turn a public right-of-way to private use with so much opposition form the neighborhood.
  29. Quote of the Day
    ‘Pussy Riot’ Protestors Not Afraid to Waste Good Sausage“Burn, You Putrid Cocks of Corrupt Patriarchy!”
  30. Fish Stories
    Study Says Barnegat Bay Is In Bad ShapeThough the threats are real, NJ’s Governor Chris Christie doesn’t take them seriously.
  31. Beef
    Battle Over Bodine Street Spreads to Balconies On Spring GardenSince the bar got its way with taking over the underused street, it will most likely get its balconies too.
  32. The Abbey
    The Abbey Introduces a ‘Chick-For-Gay’ Sandwich100% of all proceeds go to an organization that fights against Prop. 8.
  33. Politics
    Food Trucks and Anti-Gay Chickens: An UpdateThe ongoing debate over the new food truck ordinance and the Chick Fil-A controversy.
  34. Politics
    Russian Tea Room VP Seeks City Council SeatRestaurateurs support one of their own in the upcoming City Council seat election.
  35. Choke
    Iowa Governor Survives Constricting Carrot at L.A. PortTerry Brandstad followed the Bush league by choking and vomiting at an event attended by hundreds of military vets.
  36. Industry
    Maybe Obamacare Isn’t So Bad for Restaurants After AllTax credits for health insurance give restaurateurs the ability to assemble healthy and loyal employees poised to help grow the business.
  37. Booze News
    Inspector General’s Investigation Confirms What Everyone Suspected: TheSurely this won’t go over well if and when the privatization debate resumes.
  38. Food Politics
    Sandwich Gaffes: Romney Orders a ‘Sub’ in the Heart of HoagieThe hoagie diss makes Romney look just as foolish as John Kerry when he ordered a cheesesteak with Swiss cheese at Pat’s Steaks back in 2003.
  39. Booze News
    Craft Beer Prices Staying PutNew York’s small brewers are toasting after their tax exemption was reinstated.
  40. Booze News
    The Privatization Debate Isn’t Dead, It’s Just Dead In Its TracksThe debate will most likely continue, but who knows when?
  41. Booze News
    The Liquor Store Privatization Debate Appears to Be DeadLawmakers never resume debating the issue yesterday, and it’s doubtful they will before their summer break.
  42. Politics
    City Agencies Encouraged to Embrace Local FoodLocavore + city government is now a thing.
  43. Politics
    City Council Members Fighting for Their Right to Junk FoodIt’s possibly the world’s first political statement involving Fritos.
  44. Politics
    Finnegan’s Wake Gets Bodine Street, But Not Its Proposed BalconiesThe plan to close Bodine Street received the Planning Commission’s approval.
  45. Politics
    Felony Franks Struggling To Continue Its Dogs-and-Second Chance MissionFelony Franks could use a hand, or a customer.
  46. Politics
    What NATO Will EatMcCormack Place chef plans for 19,000 VIPs.
  47. The Campaign Trail
    Cook of Mormon: A Look at Mitt Romney’s Religious DietNo beer, no coffee, practically no burgers … and no hot cider?
  48. Politics
    Finnegan’s Wake Taking a Second Crack at Its Bodine Street TakeoverYou know what they say, right? If at first you don’t succeed, try and try again.
  49. Health Inspections
    Here’s Why Philly Never Adopted Letter Grades For Restaurant InspectionsThe idea was quickly shot down in Pittsburgh.
  50. Down the Shore
    Ocean City Overwhelmingly Votes ‘No’ on BYOB ReferendumVoters rejected the referendum by nearly two to one.
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