Some food for thought from local, national and international news sources from this past week:

Clifton's Cafeteria Being Taken Over by The Edison's Andrew Meieran. [blogdowntown]

Fall Is for Food (Event) Lovers. [Chow Balla]

Glenn Beck mocks Michelle Obama's healthy food drive at Right Nation convention. [Chicago Sun-Times]

7 Reasons to Hate L.A. (Lunch'ing, That Is). [Midtown Lunch]

— Bringing free water to L.A. Unified school menus. Because it's not there at many schools. [Los Angeles Times]

Rick Bayless coming to Macy's Pasadena's furniture department. No, he's not selling furniture. [Grub Street]

“The Chosun One” Burger At 8 oz : A New Korean American Fusion On Melrose. [Teenage Glutster]

— Scientists sequence the genetic code of the cocoa tree. [The Independent]

— Tasting the revamped Santa Monica Place. [Gourmet Pigs]

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