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Food FYI: U.S. drought to push food prices higher

July 20, 2012 |  9:06 am

DroughtFOOD PRICE SPIKE

The worst drought in the U.S. in half a century is driving up grain prices, which are expected to pave the way for higher food prices. Ouch. [Globe and Mail]

GORDON RAM$AY

Gordon Ramsay tops Forbes' list of top chef earners -- at $38 million. [Forbes]

BLOOMBERG'S BODEGAS

New York mayor Michael Bloomberg expands his anti-obesity campaign by asking bodegas in the Bronx to give healthful food prime space on store shelves instead of junk food. [Daily News]

SYLVIA WOODS R.I.P.

Sylvia Woods, founder of the famed Harlem soul food restaurant Sylvia's, died at age 86 at her home in Mount Vernon, N.Y. [Associated Press]

DINNERTIME

The Rich Kids of Instagram eat with lots of steak sauce (and Frank's RedHot sauce too), Hennessy and Dom. [Rich Kids of Instagram]

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