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Why should “do you need change” be considered dirty words? Why will diners need to hire a babysitter before going to one Pennsylvania eatery? And why does a McDonald’s in Russia think it’s a supermarket?

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This week’s roundup of offbeat food tales includes a follow-up on the fallout from one restaurateur’s decision to ban children younger than age 6 from the dining room, a peek into how one food blogger got started and cocktails that might make you feel as though you’ve fallen down the rabbit hole.

OK, so technically, we already told you about Mike Vuick’s decision to ban youngsters from McDains Restaurant in Monroeville, Pa., but there’s follow-up, including a flurry of international news coverage and thousands of e-mails that run about 11-to-1 in favor of the change, according to The Wall Street Journal.[…] Continue Reading »