Mayor of Paris Visits Chicago's French Market; AriZona Tea Not Actually From Arizona

The mayor of Paris was in town yesterday for the Richard J. Daley Global Cities Forum and visited the Chicago French Market. [Gapers Block]

A new study predicts that Illinois could add 5,400 jobs if farmers starting planting new kinds of fruit and vegetables. [The Stew/Trib]

The National Association of Milk Producers is pushing the government to require that all non-cow milks be labeled "imitation milk." [USA Today]

Despite the name, AriZona Iced Tea is actually brewed in New York. [NYDN]

A federal appeals judge dismissed cookbook author Missy Chase Lapine's plagiarism suit against Jessica Seinfeld yesterday. [NYP]

Some farmers' markets are actually staffed by resellers and farmers aren't happy about it. [WSJ]

Israeli scientists have developed a milk made out of chickpeas. [YNet]

French chefs are challenging the legitimacy of San Pellegrino's list of the world's fifty best restaurants after no French restaurant cracked the top ten. [Guardian]

In another good sign for the economy, restaurants plan to do more hiring in the second quarter of this year. [NRN]

Scandinavian restaurants are turning toward their own locavore cuisine and resurrecting old food traditions. [The Moment/NYT]

Famed British chef Heston Blumenthal is planning to open a second pub across the street from his Fat Duck. [Bloomberg]