* Americans drink more soft drinks than water. Beer comes in third. (Ad Age)

* A Boeing crew flew from Seattle to Pittsburgh for...a Primanti Bros. sandwich. (Pittsburgh Trib-Review)

* Coffee may help prevent Alzheimer’s disease. (St. Pete Times)

* A pediatrician group wants to stop junk food ads during children’s shows. (U.S. News)

* The U.N. gets a new director of its Food and Agriculture Organization. (The Guardian)

* The World Food program will cut assistance to Afghanistan. (AJC)

* Anthony Bourdain’s biggest mistake. (Daily Beast)

* Over the last century, the varieties of heirloom produce have decreased significantly. (NatGeo)

* Jose Andres eats his way through Asturias, Spain. (Travel and Leisure)