McCormick Place Called Out for Gouging; A School for Molecular Gastronomy


Mayor Daley has said that the city will be happy to support the financially struggling McCormick Place, as soon as the convention center stops its flagrant price gouging. [Crain's Chicago]

The world's first school of molecular gastronomy will open in Spain in 2011. [Reuters]

Gatorade is ceasing production of Tiger Focus, its Tiger Woods-branded energy drink, but claims the decision to do so was made before the golfer's cheating scandals. [Crain's]

In an effort to curb binge drinking, a private girls' school in England has started a wine-tasting club for its students. [NYDN]

About half of Chex's yearly sales occur during the last three months of the year. [NYT]