Chick-fil-A President Admits He's Anti-Gay and More News
In today's Media Mix, California's foie gras ban upheld, plus more on that McDonald's cyborg attack
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Chick-fil-A President 'Guilty as Charged': In a recent interview, the president of the chicken brand, Dan Cathy, says the company is "guilty as charged" for only supporting heterosexual marriages. "We don’t claim to be a Christian business," Cathy said. "But as an organization we can operate on biblical principles." [LA Times]
What Is the Highest-Grossing Restaurant in the US?: According to Forbes, a Wheeling, Ill., restaurant is the top-earning restaurant in America, raking in $24 million a year. The name? Bob Chinn's Crab House. Who knew? [Forbes]
McDonald's Denies Alleged Cyborg Attack: After investigating an incident where a scientist claims employees attempted to rip off his (semi-permanent) eye/head piece, McDonald's claims that the incident "did not involve a physical altercation." [MSNBC]
Chicago Food Trucks Cannot Operate on Vacant Lots: In addition to prohibiting trucks from parking less than 200 feet away from restaurants, now they can no longer operate on vacant lots. But hey, if this passes, they can cook in their trucks (20 years after everyone else...) [Chicago Tribune]
iPads Appearing in Food Trucks: Apparently, food trucks are using iPads to replace hefty payment systems, allowing them to accept credit cards and manage orders better. [All Things D]