Take Your Kids Out to a Nice Restaurant by Rebekah Denn (P-I): Since we're on the topic of children, a new group called the Future Foodies of America, led by former PI food editor Hsiao-Ching Chou, is organizing family nights out at some pricey restaurants. I smell a success.
Rise Seen in Food Allergies in Children (AP/NY Times): What's responsible for the 18 percent jump in children who have food allergies? No one knows whether it's genetic, environmental, or merely a matter of awareness.
If They Build It, Will We Come? by Devra First (Boston Globe): One of a few features appearing nationwide this week that look at new restaurants caught by surprise by the economic crash.