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Lunch Room Chatter: Michelle Obama’s desert storm

The latest in food news, ideas and philosophy, just in time for your lunch break.

* Is Whole Foods cut out for Whole Cloth? (TBD)

* First lady announcement: Major grocers plan to open 1,500 stores in food deserts across the country. (Obama Foodorama)

* Kaz Okochi does his best Subway impression with Oh Fish! (Washingtonian)

* Maryland chefs want to serve snakehead. We assume that means no head-on preparations. (Baltimore Sun)

* In Utah, alcoholic drinks can be served, but not seen. (NY Times)

* Is yogurt healthy? (Slate)

* Legendary Louisiana restaurateur John Mosca has died. (Times-Picayune)

* Chipotle profits do not meet expectations. Food costs are too high. (Reuters)


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