A Barbie Restaurant, Guest Chef, and More News

In today's Weekly Media Mix, artisanal nachos are next, plus Eddie Huang's New York diet


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Chefs and Personalities
In the media rounds of shilling his new book, Eddie Huang shares his New York diet. There's green juice involved. [Grub Street]

Health
Twenty-eight New Yorkers were poisoned with fish poisoning in 2010 and 2011, a still unexplained spike. [NY Times]

Crime
Chopsticks are now weapons. That is all. [Scotsman]

Restaurants
New restaurant Guest Chef serves as a space where chefs rotate in and out, to see if they can handle their own restaurant. [Berkeleyside]

Here is a Barbie-themed restaurant in Taiwan. It's super pink with high-heel-shaped chairs, macarons, and no sign of Ken. Independence? [NYDN]

Super Bowl
Mario Batali created a "Harbowl" of prosciutto, ravioli, and tomatoes. [ESPN]

Trends
Are artisanal, local, trendy, gourmet nachos the next big thing? How many adjectives can we add before it gets to be too much? [First We Feast]

Receipts
An Applebee's waitress who posted a receipt from a pastor saying, "I give God 10%, why do you get 18?" was fired. [Yahoo]


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