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  1. The Chain Gang
    Quizno’s Files for Chapter 11 BankruptcyIs the oven-toasted-sandwich chain toast?
  2. Mediavore
    Heroin-Filled Burrito Central to Police Sting; The Heart and Soul of DashiThe Japanese broth relies heavily on the use of dried bonito flakes.
  3. Mediavore
    City Agencies Work Hard to Crush the Spirit of Budding Food Entrepreneurs;Plus: Vegetarians not averse to gluten should consider it as a source of protein; and Coca-Cola brings back its polar bears, all in our morning news roundup.
  4. Mediavore
    Deval Patrick Wants to Tax Candy and Soda; Berkowitz Released on BailPlus Quizno’s close call and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  5. Mediavore
    Blue Palms Gets Temporary Reprieve; Sushi Boosts Male FertilityThe craft beer venue gets two-to-three more weeks in Hollywood, while survival beyond that is not impossible.
  6. Mediavore
    Research Shows Soda Taxes Can Save Lives; Sushi Makes Men for FertilePlus: Quizno’s expands to the Philippines; and Food Lion will close more than 100 stores nationwide, all in our morning news roundup.
  7. The Chain Gang
    Sounds Like Quiznos Might Soon Be ToastThe toasted-sandwich shop ain’t looking so hot these days.
  8. Mediavore
    Punky Brewster’s A Food Blogger; BlackBoard Eats Drops FeeFormer spunky kid actor Soliel Moon Frye is now a spunky food blogger for Mommys.
  9. Mediavore
    Tornado Takes Out a Restaurant and Beer Distributor in the Northeast; Lady GagaPlus: Hershey’s top executive steps down amid investigations; and experts argue over whether food drives world politics, all in our morning news roundup.
  10. Empire Building
    Which Wich? Coming to SawtelleThe chain’s menu appears vastly more sophisticated than Subway or the Quiznos it’s replacing.
  11. Mediavore
    Gulf Fisheries Start to Reopen; New Yojie Plans ExpansionThe next step is convincing consumers the fish is safe. Meanwhile, a weak economy is opening the door to franchise ambitions.
  12. Mediavore
    Lady Gaga Wears Leotard to Table 52; Gourmet Not Coming Back YetMediavore, Lady Gaga, Table 52, Gourmet
  13. Neighborhood Watch
    Free Tasting at Louis 649; Surfer Sundays at Ditch PlainsPlus: $9 breakfast at the Smith, and ShopRite in Brooklyn Navy Yard, in our daily roundup of neighborhood news.
  14. Mediavore
    What President Obama Shouldn’t Be Eating; Laurent Tourondel Splits with BLTPie and burgers are giving the President high cholesterol and a famous chef goes his own way.
  15. Mediavore
    Closing the River’s Locks; Macarons Go MainstreamPlus: Half Acre brewery phases out bottles, and Quizno’s launches a major expansion, all in our morning news roundup.
  16. Mediavore
    Harvard Kids Drinking More; Macarons Go MainstreamPlus: Obama’s cheeseburger problem, and the Chilean earthquake’s effect on wine, all in our morning news roundup.
  17. Merchandising
    Also, Domino’s Has Released an ‘Avoid the Noid’ T-Shirt and ItThe Noid is back!
  18. Food Porn (Literally)
    ‘2 Girls 1 Sub’Has pervy fast-food advertising reached its nadir?
  19. Freebies
    The Dark History of Fast-food PromotionsDomino’s, Carl’s Jr., Starbucks, Quiznos, and Red Lobster can all nod their logos in sympathy with an overrun KFC.
  20. TV Land
    Quiznos Revels in Sub-versive AdvertisingQuiznos has deployed edgy ads before, but now they’re getting downright pervy.
  21. Mediavore
    Gowanus Whole Foods Back on Track; New Yorkers Okay With Drinking, Not EatingPlus: Meet your meat supplier and eat less food, all in our morning-news roundup.
  22. Mediavore
    Freedom Tower Seeks Restaurant Developer; Le Cirque Does Restaurant Week AllStarting today, the Port Authority is accepting early bids from developers for control of a two-story restaurant atop the Freedom Tower, with a grand opening slated for early 2013. [The Real Estate/NYO] More bad news about the FDA: It’s “so understaffed that, at its current pace, the agency would need at least 27 years to inspect every foreign medical device plant that exports to the United States, 13 years to check every foreign drug plant and 1,900 years to examine every foreign food plant.” [NYT] Le Cirque’s Restaurant Week menus are such a hit that the Maccioni clan is going to make them available every weekday in February. [Zagat]