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  1. Mediavore
    Heart Association Urges Less Sugar in Diets; Naked Chef Will Open Italian ChainThe American Heart Association is looking out for your sugar intake and Jamie Oliver is bringing 30 Italian restaurants to Asia.
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    Mexican Coke At Costco; AHA Wants To Limit SugarPlus: The FTC jumps on the anti-college-themed beer bandwagon; a more authentic recipe for boeuf bourguignon
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    Thousand Oaks’ Burger Express Hit by A Car; NASA Packing Meals for MarsA car smashes in Thousand Oaks’ Burger Express and NASA scientists are developing new meals for potential Mars missions.
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    McDonald’s Hep A Lawsuit; Costco Gasses UpPlus: Starbucks’ sales bump; a Food Network religious pamphlet
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    Salads Full of Weeds; Canning on the RisePlus: Costco starts accepting food stamps, and cooking as the reason for evolution, all in our morning news roundup.
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    Cheerios Are a Drug; Senate Considers Federal Soda TaxPlus: More reasons to love the recession, and Lay’s tries locavorism, all in our morning news roundup.
  7. symbolic gestures
    Obama Asks Cabinet to Trim $100 Million, a.k.a. NothingStill, we guess $100 million is better than nothing.
  8. company town
    Circulation Report: ‘Vogue’ Down, ‘Ladies’ Home Journal’ UpPlus, Katie Couric takes control of CBS News’ political coverage, hotels keep cropping up in Gowanus, and KKR’s IPO doesn’t go as well as planned, all in our daily industry report.
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    Obama’s Breakfast (Not) for Sale; the Secrets of New York PizzaA failed eBay auction for Obama’s unfinished breakfast, food rations are returning, and one West Coast writer ponders why New York pizza tastes so good.
  10. The New York Diet
    Actress Jackie Hoffman Grocery-Shops Like a Soccer MomActress and comedian Jackie Hoffman has one of those faces you’ve seen a million times but can’t quite identify — yet. She was the self-described “model” girlfriend of a blind man on Curb Your Enthusiasm and a rival cheese-ball maker to Amy Sedaris in The Book of Liz. Now she’s appearing in Xanadu on Broadway, a two-a-day schedule that has her eating breakfast at noon, lunch at five, and dinner at midnight. We checked in on her low-calorie-eating and bulk-buying habits.
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    Chinese Restaurant Refuses Pennies; Alan Richman at It AgainThe controversy continues about a Chinese restaurant in the Bronx that refused to accept pennies: “Outside the restaurant, the block was abuzz with talk of spare change and spare ribs.” [NYT] Alan Richman manages to piss off another major American city with his GQ column, this time by denying San Francisco’s influence on American food. [Serious Eats] Related: Richman Kicks New Orleans While It’s Down [Grub Street] The Science Barge, with its hydroponic circulators, wind turbines, and other green technologies, will show New York that it’s possible to produce food in the city without net carbon emissions or pollution. [Metro NY]