The Morning Brew: 6.23

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Dinner gets cooperative. New York Times writer Laurie Woolever and a group of young food literati in her building have built on the old idea of the dinner co-op to make life easier, cheaper, and dinner more exciting.

Manhattan's defunct Tavern on the Green gets a new life as a food cart hub. The Wall Street Journal reports that applications are being taken to choose four specialty food carts to grace the former restaurant's patio.

A restaurant in Mesa, Arizona, attempts to create an African food experience for the World Cup by serving lion burgers. But don't freak - the lions are free-range and raised on a farm in Illinois, according to the Associated Press.

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