NY TIMES: Pepsi Turns Restaurateur, to Serve Up Some Buzz
Behind black doors, what used to be a trendy restaurant in New York had been stripped to its concrete bones. Wires and cables snaked along the floor. Ceiling lights twinkled in the gloom. There was no sign of the brand behind the renovation: Pepsi. Known for its beverages, Pepsi is now moving into the restaurant business. The 5,000-square-foot space — on the same block as Milk Studios in Chelsea (Pepsi insists it resides in the ultrahip meatpacking district) — will become Kola House, a restaurant-bar-event space that the company hopes will be both social hub and testing ground for new products." Read full story.
REUTERS: Finnish ‘Pulled Oats’ Maker Wants A Bite Of The Meat Substitutes Market
"Nordic oats and broad beans are the main ingredients for a new plant-based product that looks like pulled pork and tastes a bit like chicken, which a Finnish start-up company hopes will soon be tempting consumers' growing appetite for meat substitutes." Read full story.
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CNN: Here’s Why You Exercise So Much And Still Can’t Lose Weight
There is a limit to how many calories we can burn through exercise, a new study suggests. We may have evolved that way to keep from starving." Read full story.