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Friday, May 29, 2009

The Doggie Bag: Today's Odds and Ends

Posted By on Fri, May 29, 2009 at 6:15 PM

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Our favorite morsels from the food blogs and beyond.

They had to get it off their chests: It sucks being a Hooters girl, and not just because you're expected to pose with a dweeb in a Ruck Fules! tee. MenuPages reveals the lawsuit eight former tank-top-wearin' servers have brought against four local Hooters eateries (who knew there were that many?) for alleged exploitation. Be appalled. Be very appalled.

Say it ain't so: Kurt Michael Friese goes all Orwellian gloomy, ticking off recent examples of hypocritespeak in the world of food marketing: Lay's potato chips as "local food," Monsanto as a company dedicated to "sustainability," and even Oprah (PETA's person of the year for 2008) getting into bed with KFC. Righteous outrage can be cleansing; get a bracing whiff at Grist.

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