Chick-fil-A Controversy Continues and More News
In today's Media Mix, Chick-fil-A comes out as anti-gay, plus New York tap water for $2
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• While the Chick-fil-A CEO admits that as a company, they believe in marriage between a man and woman only, the company will still serve everyone equally regardless of sexual orientation. So, they'll take everyone's money, and give it to anti-gay groups? [Facebook/Chick-fil-A]
• So naturally, chef Art Smith has called out Chick-fil-A, saying the company "serves poison and preaches it." [Grub Street]
• New York Mayor Bloomberg has asked bodegas and supermarkets to get rid of junk food, or at least put the healthier food up front and at eye level. [NYDN]
• A water-only café is serving fancy, purified New York tap water for $2.50. Talk about bougie. [DNA Info]
• Three Burger King employees were fired after photos of an employee stepping on lettuce (for customers) showed up online on 4chan. [AP]
Chefs and Personalities
• Anthony Bourdain's comic book Get Jiro rose to number one on The New York Times best-seller list this week. [MSNBC]
• A piece of toast that was left over (and preserved?) from Prince Charles' breakfast on his wedding day to Princess Diana was sold at an auction for some $361. [Reuters]
• Here are two gorgeous films of Eleven Madison Park and NoMad. [Eater]
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