The Morning Brew: Friday, 8.1




The dire need for food aid in West Africa. (AP)

A gourmet mystery: A man touring the world's Michelin-three-star restaurants vanishes after dessert (but before paying the bill) at El Bulli. And before you make the obvious observation about skipping out on the check: El Bulli was the 40th restaurant on his trip. (Daily Telegraph)

Local news: Busch's Grove will reopen as a grocery store. (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

- Ian Froeb