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For the first time in three weeks, the Rogue States trial didn’t dominate blog traffic. Instead, y’all favored a mix of subjects, from Starbucks‘ plan to start selling alcohol to a four-star restaurant that lost its cache to the ongoing fascination with the sale of the Brickskeller.

Hmm, I’m thinking the ultimate traffic-generating blog item would look something like this: Starbucks buys the Brickskeller and transforms it into a four-star gastropub, complete with Chicago hot dogs and strippers. Lindsay Lohan is a regular — and drunk all the time.

I’ll get to work on that. In the meantime…

  1. Starbucks Goes for Bar Bucks by Selling Beer
  2. Tap Lessons: Advice for the Brickskeller’s New Owners
  3. The Family Guise: Two New Italian Eateries Take Radically Different Approaches
  4. Changing Tables: Chicago Dogs Headed to D.C.
  5. How Did CityZen Go from Four Stars to No Show in WaPo’s Dining Guide? Sietsema Explains.

Photo by Bill Roehl via Flickr/Creative Commons Attribution 2.0