The Morning Brew: Wednesday, 9.2


What's wrong with Sheila Lukins' obituary? Lots of things. (The

Michael Pollan has his say on Whole Foods boycotts. (

Illinois' new alcohol tax hike is in effect. (Belleville News-Democrat)

Optimistic restaurateurs opting for smaller venues and menus in new ventures. Others fight recession by getting kid-friendly. (Philadelphia Inquirer, Wall Street Journal)

What's better than a New York City hot dog? Lots of things. (The New Yorker)

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