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No Fried Starfish or Crickets For Night Market; Flour and Chocolate Prices Are Expected to Fall

• Even though it draws inspiration from the vibrant street markets in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Vietnam, street vendor staples from Asian countries like crickets, deep-fried starfish and snakeskin won’t be offered at the Chinatown edition of Night Market. [Inquirer]

• A pervy Popeyes manager in Bensalem, who is also a registered sex offender, faces up to 24 years in prison for groping and fondling teenage employees. [NBC Philadelphia]

• Don't worry, Eva Longoria's troubles are nearly over: Landry's (which owns Chart House) will buy her bankrupt Las Vegas restaurant Beso. [NRN]

• Commodity prices have been up, up, up, but it seems the price of flour and chocolate might finally fall. Bakers rejoice! [USAT]

• Lunchbox-packing has become a competitive sport; if you don't leave your kid a loving note, you're a huge jerk. [WSJ]

• As fancy cheeses have come of age, "the affineur has become the cheese world’s version of the mixologist"; some don't buy that affinage (aging) is important, however. [NYT]

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