Small Plates: Tuesday, 7/24

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More dough for your joe.
  • More dough for your joe.

More dough for your joe.

Next week Starbucks will raise the cost of its coffee drinks nine cents, largely due to increased dairy costs. (Seattle Times)

(Full Disclosure: I used to work for the 'Bucks back in the day.)

Deb Peterson interviews Qui Tran, who runs Jade Garden on Olive and whose parents own Mai Lee on Delmar and recently bought Jade Garden. The news angle here: The family plans to tear down Jade Garden and build a new restaurant in its space. (Post-Dispatch)

FDA to stores and consumers: Seriously, pitch those potentially botulism-tainted canned meat products from Castleberry's Food Co. (Reuters)

Steak 'n Shake voluntarily recalls the canned version of its chili. The chili at its restaurants is not affected by this recall. (Indianapolis Star)

-Ian Froeb

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