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  1. Here’s Where to Get Free Valentine’s Day Food, If You’re That DesperateHooter’s will give you a coupon if you shred a photo of your ex.
  2. burrito wars
    Even Chipotle’s Health Scare Can’t Convince People to Eat at Taco BellQuarterly profits fell at Chipotle’s rivals, too, despite heavy promos.
  3. The Chain Gang
    There Was a Typhoid Fever Outbreak at a QdobaPerhaps just stay away from all of the burrito chains for a while?
  4. Closings
    Chipotle’s Crushing the Competition67 Qdoba restaurants are closing.
  5. Government
    Congressman Spends $2,500 on Qdoba in One DayKevin McCarthy expensed $10,000-worth of food and drink in three months.
  6. Mediavore
    McDonald’s Pressures Pork Supplier; Qdoba Offers Free Food to Kissing CustomersAfter Chipotle airs a Super Bowl ad, The Golden Arches addresses the confinement of pigs.
  7. Mediavore
    Former Genuardi’s Markets to Become Weis; Mickey D’s Shuns HogPlus: Bon Appetit hits the iPad; and a smooch gets you a buy-one-get-one-free dealy at Qdoba today, all in our morning news roundup.
  8. Mediavore
    Qdoba Offers Free Food for Kissing; Harlem French Bistro Accused of RacismPlus: McDonald’s asks its suppliers to stop using pig gestation crates, ‘Bon Appetit’ hits the tablet, and more, in our morning news roundup.
  9. Mediavore
    Qdoba Wants You to Pucker Up; There’s No Real Reason That Women Like ChocolatePlus water bottle woes and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  10. Burrito Battles
    Is the Financial District the Next Burrito Battle Site?There will soon be five burritos within a ten minute walk.
  11. Openings
    The Speaksleazy Continuum: One Secret Upstairs Bar Closes, Another OpensSu Casa is gone, but the old Uncle Ming’s space will find new life.
  12. Mediavore
    Sony Pictures CEO Wants Healthy Movie Food; LaBrea Bakery Prepares GrilledNancy Silverton expands her grilled cheese day to a whole month and a studio honcho pleas for granola alongside his popcorn.
  13. Mediavore
    Soda Tax Probably Dead; A Wine Bar for Brooklyn Bridge ParkPlus: Continental charges for food, and no relief from the tomato shortage, all in our morning news roundup.
  14. Mediavore
    Cookout Turns Deadly; Continental Charges for FoodPlus: tomato crisis carries on, and big trouble for Qdoba, all in our morning news roundup.
  15. Funnies
    Harvard Kids Overachieve at Eating ContestThey perform as well at competitive eating as they did on their standardized tests.
  16. Foodievents
    Boston’s Brightest Eat for Spring BreakGorge on burritos, win a trip to Mexico.
  17. Openings
    Tropical Twofer: Oaxacan and Polynesian Spots Will Open on Park AvenueThe latest newcomer in the Chipotle-Qdoba–Baja Fresh sphere, plus a new one from the Park Avenue Winter team.
  18. Mediavore
    Dave Grohl and Kid Rock Sue Ohio Bar; Deputy Fined for Helping Joe FrancisRock stars take legal action over unlicensed tunes and an illegal aid to the founder of Girls Gone Wild gets a stiff fine.
  19. Mediavore
    Chi Cafe Owner Gets Punchy; Tootsie Rolls Go KosherPlus: food banks don’t want your cans, and a curse from Coke, all in our morning news roundup.
  20. Mediavore
    Tootsie Rolls Go Kosher; Are Canned-Food Drives Useful?Plus: mourning Patsy’s pizzaiolo, and apologies from Coca-Cola, all in our morning news roundup.
  21. Mediavore
    Big Y Downsizes; Tootsie Rolls Go KosherPlus: food pantries don’t want your cans, and a Coke curse, all in our morning news roundup.
  22. Closings
    Understatement of the WeekWhat? You mean Coolidge Corner can’t support unlimited taquerias?
  23. Closings
    Coolidge Corner CasualtyBrookline’s Qdoba is no longer.
  24. Openings
    Legacy Place: The Restaurant Roll OutDedham’s swanky new mall will have plenty of food options.
  25. Slideshow
    Finally, Your First Look at the Latest Unmarked Bar!A look inside the bar hidden above a downtown burrito joint.
  26. Fun With Numbers
    Google Insight Blows Our Mind, Shows Shift From the Buddakans to the MomofukusA look at the most popular restaurant searches of the past four years.
  27. NewsFeed
    Naked Cowboy Will Lasso Millions From Qdoba and Spotlight LiveRobert Burck will appear at the opening of Qdoba’s 46th Street store, and there may soon be a Naked Cowboy Saloon.
  28. Celebrity Settings
    Ethan Hawke Hits Qdoba; ‘Beverly Hills 90210’ Reunion at D’OrLast week Todd Barry told us he was a Chipotle man and we noted that a couple of respected chefs were too — but it seems Ethan Hawke, for one, prefers naked burritos to burrito bols, if a recent sighting at Qdoba Mexican Grill is any indicator. Are notable New Yorkers embracing casual dining chains? Lizzie Grubman did take her client Tailor Made to, um, the Olive Garden…
  29. Neighborhood Watch
    Tribecans Don’t Want Buster’s Garage Back; Drink and Win Big in Park SlopeChelsea: The Bright Food Shop space will become a Qdoba, part of a chain of Mexican restaurants. [Crazy Fingers via Blog Chelsea] Midtown West: In honor of Rockefeller Center’s 75th anniversary, the ice rink and the Rock Center Café are running a special that includes a two-course dinner and skate rental for $75. [Grub Street] Park Slope: Pacific Standard now offers a Frequent Drinker program, which awards points that can be traded for prizes like an All-Expenses-Paid Trip to Williamsburg including a subway ride and dinner at Fette Sau, a membership to BAM, or a Pacific Standard Tattoo. Yes, a real tattoo. [Gothamist] Tribeca: Residents are fighting the return of rowdy Texan haunt Buster’s Garage. [Fight Busters via Eater] Upper East Side: Steven Salsberg and Erminia owner Nikola Camaj are opening a “socially and environmentally” correct wine bar on Monday in the former DT UT space. [Restaurant Girl]
  30. Neighborhood Watch
    Brian Young Storms Tavern on the Green; Chipotle Challenger Comes to TownColumbus Circle–Lincoln Center: Brian Young, formerly of Le Bernardin and now-closed Mainland, has been named executive chef of Tavern on the Green. [NYT] East Village: Sorry, no video: The Department of Health shuts down Blue 9 Burger, citing them for mice. [east village idiot] Midtown East: Colorado-based burrito chain Qdoba Mexican Grill opens its first NYC location on East 34th Street between Second and Third Avenues. Chipotle unphased. [NYS] Williamsburg: Too soon to start that Saint Patrick’s Day bender? Brooklyn Brewery debuts new Belgian-style ale, Brooklyn Local 1, that packs 9 percent alcohol. [The Food Section]