North Enders Still Yearn for a Supermarket; Herring Is Hot

• Sorry, North Enders: You're not getting a supermarket any time soon. [Herald]

• We say this is due to the rise of New Scandinavian cuisine: Herring might just be the Next Big Thing. [NYT]

• Hakkasan, a Michelin-starred chain from the same guy who created Wagamama, plans to open four new U.S. locations next year. The spots will be in tiny, out of the way places like New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas. [Bloomberg via SF Chron]

• The Green Restaurant Association says Chicago's Uncommon Ground is the country's "greenest restaurant." [ABC 7]

• A "monstrous bloom of toxic algae" is threatening this year's Texas oyster crop. Gulp! [USAT]

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