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Should restaurants ban 'food porn' photos?

Should restaurants ban 'food porn' photos?
Citing distractions that violate the aura of fine dining, some N.Y. restaurateurs are banning so-called food porn — photographs that diners snap of their meals on their smart phones — CBS New York reports. It should go without saying that restaurant owners ought to get to set the rules for their own establishments, and if... Read more »

Chicago's Spertus Institute changes name, whether innocents to be protected TBD

Chicago's Spertus Institute changes name, whether innocents to be protected TBD
The Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies has changed its name to the Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership, the Michigan Avenue educational institution announced today. Readers who aren’t familiar with Spertus might recognize the organization’s main campus — a 10-story glass building at 610 S. Michigan Avenue which cost $55 million, as Blair Kamin... Read more »
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