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News Tue Aug 21 2007

Tuesday Quick Links

• In our continuing Pinkberry coverage, it looks like we'll have one of the buzzworthy frozen yogurt places sometime next year. By then, though, we may no longer care: Competitor Red Mango will be open in Evanston, Naperville and Lincolnshire before the end of the year, with more stores to follow, and a local challenger, Starfruit, is under development by Morton Grove-based Lifeway Foods based on the company's kefir product. The first Starfruit store is expected to open at 1745 W. Division next month.

• Crain's Entrepreneurs in Action profiles Metropolis Coffee's Tony Dreyfuss.

• The Sun-Times' Jump2Web calls this list "Cool Coffee Shops." To me, it looks like a list of nearly every independent coffee shop.

• Michael Nagrant interviews The Violet Hour's Tobey Maloney.

• The MenuPages blog turned me on to Fruit Slinger, a blog by a Southwest Michigan fruit farmer. Really interesting, fun posts.

ChicagoBites visits Sepia.

• Hot Doug's is closed a bit longer than usual for summer vacation due to Doug suffering a broken leg on a camping trip. The encased meat emporium reopens on the 28th.

Misty Tosh loves Vietnamese barbecue.


Scrambled CAKE / September 15, 2007 12:17 AM

I was wondering when Pinkberry was coming our way. Thanks for the scoop.

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