​Who's lovin' it? The Washington Post follows a week in the life of a McDonald's employee, a Guatamalan immigrant who moved to the states in search of a better life. From serving 

Link Roundup: A Week in the Life of a McDonald's Employee, A Sandwich in Every Beer

fresh mangos in his homeland to steering the mango pineapple smoothie roll-out as a manager at the nation's second largest private employer, Raul Reyes tells of his "dream come true" in climbing the ranks at McDonald's following his absconding over the Mexican border in 1995. It's riveting.

are big this Labor Day weekend. Who's cooking with beer around here and what's on the menu? I've seen restaurants announce beer dinners but am curious if any restaurant embraces both as a part of their repertoire. (Cheese and beer pairings don't count. It's like chocolate and red wine: We get it.)

The man who who inspired 

"neo-American," "hunter-chic"

- guys in plaid shirts, cuffed jeans, handlebar mustaches and restaurants with mounted deer heads, pressed tin ceilings, and industrial lighting- considers moving on from the city that started it all. 

So should we


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