Missing restaurateur, Obama’s new brew, a Winterlicious countermeasure

Missing restaurateur, Obama’s new brew, a Winterlicious countermeasure

Missing: George Koutroubis was last seen on Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. 

• Police are searching for George Koutroubis, co-owner of Restaurant Makeover-ed Six Steps Restaurant and Lounge, who was last seen on Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. [National Post]

• Timothy’s is preparing for Barack Obama’s visit by introducing blend number 44 in honour of the United States’ 44th president. We can’t help but notice that there is no Harper-adoring blend number 22. [CNW]

• An antidote to disappointing Winterlicious menus: Stop for Food, running from February 23 to March 28, will feature $50 prix fixes at 26 Toronto restaurants, Czehoski and The Citizen among them. [Martini Boys]

Toronto Public Health is considering going one step beyond the federal voluntary Trans Fat Monitoring Program by regulating the trans fat in food at they city’s restaurants and grocery stores. [IP Address]

• Locavore trends aside, Canada is taking advantage of local resources as it faces its first trade deficit since March 1976. [CBC]