Friendly’s to File Chapter 11; Top Chefs Opening Restaurants

• Get your sundaes while you can: Word is Friendly's will file for Chapter 11. [NRN]

• A bunch of Top Chefs are opening restaurants these days, from Hung Huynh with Catch in New York to Ryan Scott in San Francisco. [Zagat via HuffPo]

• Hooray: New Yorkers are drinking less soda and eating more veggies. Oh, but we're still fat. [NYDN]

• This is cool: An anaerobic digester that runs partly on food waste will supply power to one Minnesota town. [Biomass Magazine]

• First came scoop-shaped tortilla chips, now Popeye's is offering Dip'n Chik'n nuggets. [Zagat Buzz]