The Morning Brew: Wednesday, 8.20




And now for some news of the weird...

A man blames a Chicago restaurant for the 9-foot tapeworm that he passed. (AP)

This is amazing: A man creates a fictitious restaurant, enters it in the Wine Spectator restaurant awards and wins. (

No cockroach-eating contest at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Los Angeles. (Los Angeles Times)

Commercializing rat meat in India. (UPI)

- Ian Froeb

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