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Whole Foods Slapped With (Another) Lawsuit

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Another Whole Foods lawsuit: Employees of a District of Columbia Whole Foods store filed a federal class-action lawsuit against the company for withholding bonuses. The employees claim that the chain engaged in a “nationwide scheme” to cheat everyone out of money. The suit wants “$200 million in punitive damages and triple unpaid wages.”

Heston Blumenthal speaks out on ADHD: Legendary British chef Heston Blumenthal recently announced that he was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. He told the Times Education Supplement, “Kids with ADHD tend to be put in the special-needs category, and they’re stigmatised.” Blumenthal thinks the school system should change this, and will work to raise awareness about the condition.

NY to SF, a Korean Barbecue city swap: New York-based chef Deuki Hong is leaving the Big Apple to bring a Korean fried chicken restaurant to San Francisco with plans to eventually open a Korean barbecue eatery with a fermentation lab. Eater San Francisco has all the details.

Trouble for Eva Longoria’s LA restaurant Beso: Looks like potential trouble for Beso, the nearly ten-year-old Hollywood restaurant backed by none other than former Desperate Housewife Eva Longoria. The hotspot has a pending lawsuit against it claiming that an employee attacked a guest at the restaurant during an after-party for the premiere of Lowriders.

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