The Morning Brew: Friday, 8.15




So I've finally caught a mild case of Olympic fever. Last night American swimmer Ryan Lochte won the gold medal in the 200-meter backstroke. Shortly thereafter, he competed against the inhuman Michael Phelps in the 200-meter individual medal and won the bronze. What is fueling Lochte? Read his prefered Olympic diet here. (New York Times)

(Speaking of Phelps: He burns 4,000 calories per workout. Think about that.)

San Jose is the next Calfornia city to consider a moratorium on fast-food restaurants. (San Jose Mercury News)

Inside the baffling world of restaurant wine prices. (Wall Street Journal)

- Ian Froeb

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