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In today's Media Mix, inside Momofuku's umami lab, plus a 92-year-old diner closes


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Food Stamp Fraud: A store owner was sentenced to jail for participating in a food stamp scheme worth $612,000. [CBS]

St. Clair Diner Closes: Brooklyn's 92-year-old diner, of vinyl booths, spinach pies, and coffee and omelettes, shuttered recently. The diner's contents are being auctioned off this afternoon. [Grub Street]

Inside Momofuku's Lab: In a subscriber-only piece, Jane Kramer takes us inside David Chang's umami factory. [New Yorker]

Bartender Shakes Explained: Three different bartenders discuss the difference in their shakes, and demonstrate why they don't have to go to the gym. [NPR]


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