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Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 03/ 1/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Just say no to Walmart

By Tim Carman

The latest in food news, ideas and philosophy, just in time for your lunch break.

* "Yes, we do need economic development. But Walmart's traditional poverty-level jobs are not the solution. They will continue to depress wages and labor standards and deepen the ranks of the working poor." (WAMU)

* Sitting down to dinner with the chief of food police. (WaPo)

* The most exclusive beer binge of the year. (D.C. Beer)

* Inside Momofuku's secret test lab, where the food ninjas slice and dice freely. (Eater)

* An aside: Facebook will ruin your marriage. (Newswise)

* Feeling stressed, depressed and in need of comfort food? Step away from the vending machine! (The Early Show)

* San Francisco may start playing in the dirt. (Civil Eats)

* Today's psychology test: What's your first reaction when you read the phrase, "breast milk ice cream"? (LA Weekly)

* A stop sign for Go Burger. (Washington Business Journal)

By Tim Carman  | March 1, 2011; 11:45 AM ET
Categories:  Chefs, Comfort Food, Food Politics, Media  | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter, Tim Carman  
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