Los Angeles Approves Meatless Monday And More News

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

LA Approves Meatless Mondays: Meatless Monday is now endorsed by the city government. [LA Times]

Hostess Closes Shops: The cake giant will close three bakeries amid union layoffs and strikes. [Huffington Post]

Starbucks 'Refugees': The first coffee shop in India is so popular that it's attracting more customers to other cafes. [Times of India]

Hard Cider's Comeback: Traditionally an English drink, more and more Americans are drinking hard cider. [NPR]

Who Is the World's Best Waiter?: His name is Shin Miyazaki, and he won the Georges Baptiste cup for the waiter competition. [Huffington Post]