The Morning Brew: Wednesday, 12.17

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President-elect Obama will name former Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack to be his secretary of agriculture. Vilsack is seen as a strong proponent of biofuels. (New York Times)

The new tactics food banks are employing to stay stocked during tough economic times. (AP)

British beer drinkers will still be able to call a pint a pint. (BBC News)

A profile of celebrity chef whipping boy Rocco DiSpirito. (New York Times)

- Ian Froeb

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