A Troubled Waters Controversy and Morning Roundup

TC Daily Planet asks whether a Big Ag conflict of interest is at the heart of the University of Minnesota pulling “Troubled Waters: A Mississippi River Story,” Dara teases apart the strange case of Tim McKee cooking for Il Gatto, an analysis of what “local” really means, Stephanie reports that the excellent Fat Lorenzo’s has expanded (sort of?) and there’s now a donut-burger food cart called Eli’s Doughnut Burger, a Twitter interview with Heavy Table copy editor Emily Nystrom, Summit and Schell’s bring home some medals from the 2010 Great American Beer Fest, nine local chefs cook nine fancy courses, and Bill hits the World Street Kitchen.