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Achatz Among Top 10 Most Powerful Chicagoans; Triple Bypass Burger Comes True

• Chicago Magazine named its 100 Most Powerful Chicagoans, whatever that means precisely, and food figures on the list include Jim Skinner, CEO of McDonald's (#3), Grant Achatz (#9), Erc Lefkosky and Andrew Mason of Groupon (#10 and #11), Kraft CEO Irene Rosenfeld (#12), Rick Bayless (#34), Paul Kahan (#42), Rich Melman (#56), Brendan Sodikoff (#75), Scott Harris (#89) and— surprising but most welcome— Tony Hu at #96. [Chicago]

• Can’t say they didn’t see it coming: A customer eating a Triple Bypass Burger at a Las Vegas Heart Attack Grill location went into cardiac arrest. [Daily Mail UK]

• As if we needed more proof that Jamie Oliver has a Midas touch: More than £1 million worth of goods — including jewels, gold and original Joy Division recordings — were found in the basement of his new restaurant, which is located in an old bank. [Daily Mail UK]

• A North Carolina pre-school "forced a child to eat a school lunch and billed the parent" after it deemed the four-year old's lunch unhealthy. Naturally, Rush Limbaugh has stepped in and blamed Michelle Obama. [Greeley Gazette]

• Vladimir Putin balls so hard: Dude's got his own line of vodka. It's called "Kremlin Award." [NYP]

• More Twinkie trouble! If a bankruptcy judge approves Hostess Brands' plans to cut workers' health care and pensions, union members will go on strike. [USAT]

• Kellogg's is about to buy Pringles from Procter & Gamble for $2.7 billion. That's a lot of pops. [WSJ]

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