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

— The Worst Drink in America? A 2,000-calorie milkshake. [Reuters]

— No more shark fin soup for you: Hawaii becomes the first state to ban the possession of shark fins. [Time]

— Bravo's next cooking show: Rocco's Dinner Party. One thinks My Dinner with Andre crossed with a Bertolli commercial. [Daily Dish]

Fergus Henderson will live chat this Thursday 12 p.m. BST (that's 8 hours ahead of us here on the West Coast). Post questions now… [Guardian]

— More on the new War on Salt. [NYT]

Bobby Flay tweets. [Eater LA]

— A chef hopes to change Chicago's law barring food trucks. [Chicago Tribune]

— An Eagle Rock Trader Joe's clerk was shot in the leg during a robbery. [LAT]

The Los Angeles Sandwich Register. [Grub Street]

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