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Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Birthplace of the Drive-Thru Bans Them

Posted By on Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at 7:00 AM

The town that spawned the first drive-thru restaurant puts a moratorium on them. The Christian Science Monitor reports that Baldwin Park, California, home to the In 'N Out Burger that featured the first drive-thru, has placed a nine-month ban on constructing new drive-thru windows in an effort to fight obesity.

Chow has advice on how to be a good vegetarian who won't incite the hatred of your boyfriend's cattle-raising parents. How to buck the vegetarian stereotypes and appease the carnivores so everyone can dine in peace.

Denver's lunch ladies prepare for a new school year with new menus featuring less processed foods. The Associated Press looks at Denver cafeteria staff who are taking summer classes to learn how to cook from scratch.

Long live Cheez Doodles. The snack's creator, Morrie Yohai, died on July 27 at age 90. The New York Times has his obituary.

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