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]

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