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Thomas Keller May Scout Miami: Sources say that the legendary chef has been searching for spots in the Brickell area of Miami. Thomas Keller Restaurant Group tells us, "The restaurant group is always exploring various markets for possible opportunities, but there isn’t any specific location where expansion can be confirmed right now." [Miami Herald]
Five Wives Vodka Banned: Regulators in Idaho have banned Five Wives Vodka, a reference to polygamy, a practice that the Mormon church has abandoned. Officials say the vodka is offensive to Mormons, who make up a quarter of Idaho's population. [AP]
Delivery Bicyclists Have It Hard: New York City Council is planning on upping the $100 bike fine for commercial bikers who ride on sidewalks. Also, new laws may start fining the businesses, rather than the bike riders. [New York Daily News]
Cal Ripken Jr. Marketing Ground Beef: The former Orioles shortstop is partnering with Roseda Beef to release Ripken Gourmet Burgers on the East Coast. [Washington Post]
Queen Latifah's Fatburger Problem: A source says the actress was allegedly in talks to open a Fatburger in Miami, all while being a spokesperson for Jenny Craig. [NY Post]