Is my table ready?
Mayor Slay has signed a bill to allow dogs on restaurant patios in the city. (MayorSlay.com)
You knew this was coming: The Chinese government has banned imported meat from seven U.S. companies. (CNN)
You knew this was coming, too: The SEC is investigating (informally) the pseudonymous Internet postings of Whole Foods CEO John Mackey. (Washington Post)
Not up to date on the story of John Mackey and "rahodeb"? Gut Check has your digest here.
Eat lamb now. (Guardian)
And for those who care about this sort of thing: IHOP is buying Applebee's. (CNNMoney.com)