Bin Laden Chef Gets Fourteen Years in Prison; Food Blogging For Babies

A Guantanamo Bay court sentenced Osama bin Laden's former chef to fourteen years in prison yesterday. [NYP]

L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa exulted over a tweet he sent to Susan Feniger about her green tamales at L.A. Street Food Fest. [The Altlantic]

Ancient bones recently found in Ethiopia have marks indicating butchering, which suggests pre-humans were eating meat about a million years earlier than previously thought. [Reuters]

L.A.-based website Tater Tots details restaurants that are baby-friendly, which may be useful for diners seeking to dine without infants. [Eater]

Police suspect a serial rapist is luring women from Skid Row into his car with offers of free food. [Fox News]

Universal Studios' head chef manages 100 cooks and 20 bakers to help serve up to 25,000 people a day. [L.A. Times]

With last night's opening of its 1,500th store, College Park, Atlanta-based Chick-Fil-A is expanding into metropolitan and urban markets. [AJC]

Local Lawndale teen Jessica Marsh was selected by Cordon Bleu as their "Future Chef" in a cooking competition involving high school students. [Daily Breeze]

Chain restaurants are increasingly using Foursquare to connect with customers, offering users of the service special perks and deals. [NRN]

A feminist advocacy group is trying hard to prevent a Hooters from moving into Cardiff, Wales, saying it will "contribute to sexual harassment of women in the city." [Salon]

A young California couple is leading a quest to bring back heirloom seeds. [NYT]

Buffalo police found a living cat marinating in olive oil and peppers in the trunk of a man's car. [NYDN]