DOH Cracks Down On Dogs In Bars; Michelin Tweets About Closed Resto


Afternoones Restaurant on Staten Island was heavily damaged during Hurricane Irene, to the tune of at least $75,000. Unfortunately, the owner isn’t eligible for hurricane relief funds, which are only being allotted to eight counties upstate.
[CBS News]

The FDA is preparing strict new standards for food items labeled “gluten-free,” which until now have not been regulated and can still contain some gluten.
[CBS News]

A Dutch aquaculturalist has developed a revolutionary eight-tiered system of tanks in which to raise fish that keeps disease at bay and recycles waste.

The Health Department, in its latest misguided effort, is cracking down on bars that allow dogs, because beer, wine, and spirits are classified as food.

The food blogosphere is still atwitter about Michelin tweeting this yesterday: “What an incredible dinner at Le Bernardin last night.” Le Bernardin is closed this month. Oops!

The Waffle House food truck is known for being the first business to open after a hurricane. Even FEMA uses it to gauge the seriousness of weather damage to an area.
[Wall Street Journal]