German restaurant bans kids during dinner to create “an oasis of peace”

Binz, Germany restaurant Oma’s Küche—“Grandma’s Kitchen”—might sound family-friendly, but that hospitality doesn’t extend to children under the age of 14 after lunch time. Oma’s Küche owner Rudolf Markl told DW.com that, fed up with parents who can’t control their kids, he recently instituted a…

How much can parents really control their kids’ eating habits? We ask a kid

I read with interest this story about a Memphis mom whose teenage daughter had to have her gallbladder removed. The mom is blaming the copious amounts of spicy snacks, like Flamin’ Hot Cheetos and Hot Takis, that the girl would eat, taking large bags of chips to school with her. The PR arms of those companies were…