Pollan’s Rules for Sustainable Dining; Apply to Be the Next Village Voice Restaurant Critic + More

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Take a lesson from Lane Meyer; try using music to soothe your first-date nerves when dining out.

Dining news from around the web and the world…

* Sustainable supping. Michael Pollan’s rules for visiting restaurants. [The Telegraph]

* Eating out like an expert. Use these 12 insider tips to dine like a pro. [ABC News]

* Are first dates at restaurants the worst dates? Body language experts suggest just that. [Daily Mail]

* No kidding. A writer expounds on the pleasures of dining at a restaurant that has banned the 12-and-under set. [PeopleDaily.com]

* Seeking critic-al acclaim? Apply to be the Village Voice’s next restaurant critic. [Poynter.org]

* Don’t get fooled again. Tips for checking your check. [DeccanChronicle.com

* This article about Nick & Toni’s in East Hampton has one fatal flaw. It doesn’t mention that they’re on OpenTable. [NY Times]

* Help wanted. Restaurants will add nearly half a million jobs this summer. [QSR Magazine]