Food & Drink

NEWS: The Big Soda Ban, Dinner With Obama, San Gennaro, and More

by Lea Faminiano

[Photo from Christian Science Monitor]

The anticipated big sugary drink ban in NYC has finally happened – how do you feel about it?  (New York Times)

In an additional effort to curb obesity, McDonald’s is about to be the first fast food chain to post their calories on their menu, just in case you didn’t know a Big Mac has a lot of calories.  (Wall Street Journal)

If anyone’s trying to eat dinner with Obama, Beyoncé, and Jay-Z this week, it’s your lucky day – it will only cost you $40,000!  (Daily News)

It’s San Gennaro Festival time!  Head down to Little Italy and celebrate by stuffing your face with cannolis. (Time Out New York)