Food Production Major Factor In Greenhouse Gas Creation And More News

The Daily Meal brings you the top news in the food world. 

One-Third of Greenhouse Gases Come From Food Production: A new study shows that the estimate is double the amount the U.N. predicted from farming. [Huffington Post]

Kevin Durant's New Restaurant: The Oklahoma City Thunder basketball player is opening a new restaurant in downtown Oklahoma City; groundbreaking begins next week. [News OK]

Landmark New York Restaurant Destroyed by Sandy: Tony's Pier restaurant on City Island burned down in the superstorm; it was a beloved institution in the Bronx. [NY1]

Haiti's Growing Food Problem: Hurricane Sandy caused major crop destruction, in turn causing growing fears of food shortages. [BBC]

Dr. Weil's Restaurant Opens in Denver: True Food Kitchen, which follows Dr. Weil's anti-inflammatory diet, opened this week. [Westword]