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Laughing Cow, Boursin parent moving HQ to Loop

The maker of Laughing Cow cheese wedges, Bel Brands USA, is moving its corporate headquarters to downtown Chicago later this month from Elk Grove Village. About 80 workers will make the move to 30 S. Wacker Drive, where Bel Brands is leasing 27,000 square feet. Get the full story »

Subway to start ‘tessellating’ its cheese

Tessellated cheese on a Subway sandwich designed to provide full cheese coverage. (Tribune)

Subway franchisees on Thursday will begin placing triangular cheese slices on the chain’s subs. Instead of being positioned end to end with overlap,  the cheese points will alternate facing up and down along your sandwich. To the geometrically inclined, the term is “tessellating” — positioning shapes in a pattern without overlap and with no gaps.