Good Food Shorts the Poor; Sam Adams' Beer Banned


• The organic, local, virtuous food movement still hasn't figured out how to include poor people or benefit workers. [SFBG]

• Some restaurants, like NOPA, capture the "soul" of their neighborhoods. [Between Meals/SF Gate]

• Thieves who broke into an Orange County storage facility over the weekend stole 20,000 pounds of food earmarked for needy families. [AP/SJ Mercury News]

• Sam Adams' new Utopia beer, which is 27 percent alcohol, is banned in thirteen states. [NYDN]

• Former Saveur staffers have started Canal House Cooking, a self-published triannual food magazine. [NYT]

Del Posto has instituted a variety of eco-friendly initiatives, including biodiesel production for Joe Bastianich's car. [NYO]