Stanford's Sustainable Hospital Food; Urban Burger Leads Valencia Recovery


• Stanford Hospital has introduced a "farm fresh" sustainable menu. [Food Gal]

Urban Burger leads the pack of new openings in the last few months on Valencia Street. [Mission Local]

• Publicity from Julie & Julia is propelling Mastering the Art of French Cooking to the top of bestseller lists. [Crain's]

• Bill Clinton celebrated his 63rd birthday at Las Vegas' Craftsteak last night. [The Caucus/NYT]

• Tokyo's bread scene is getting better and better with a wave of stylish new boulangeries. [NYT]

• A new report from the School Nutrition Project indicates that school lunches are slowly improving, with more meatless options and local fruits and vegetables being added. [Diner's Journal]