Big Bowl yanks bottled water from menu

CHICAGO The Big Bowl chain said it would forgo about $25,000 in annual profit by discontinuing the sale of bottled water, the latest in a series of environmental moves by the eight-unit holding of Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises.

Dan McGowan, president of the full-service Asian brand, said serving bottled water is a wasteful practice because the containers are manufactured, transported and then often trashed rather than recycled. Some 38 billion discarded water

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