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Ravi Bangaroo

The Daily Dish: March 21, 2016

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The Daily Dish 3.21.16

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Taco Bell Will Open Its First Restaurant in China Later This Year

Taco Bell will open its first restaurant in China by the end of 2016. The company’s two other chains, KFC and Pizza Hut, have expanded well in China, and KFC just opened its first location in Tibet — becoming the first Western chain to do so. The China Taco Bell will be located in Shanghai, the country’s largest city by population, with an estimated 24 million people.

“This will be the beginning of what could be a huge potential idea for China,” said Greg Creed, CEO of Yum! Brands. “We’ll know quickly” if Chinese markets are receptive to Taco Bell.

You Won’t Believe What Anthony Bourdain Wants to Do After He Retires From TV

Much to the dismay of his fans, celebrity chef and TV personality Anthony Bourdain can’t go on traveling the world eating bizarre grub in front of a camera forever. The Daily Meal spoke with Anthony Bourdain about his career plans once he's done with TV, and the answer may surprise you. Bourdain revealed his secret dream job, which was inspired by his education at the Englewood Center for Boys, saying

“I would be very happy when all the TV madness is over — which it will eventually be someday — I’d like nothing better than to teach creative writing,” he said. Can we expect a novel out of Bourdain, too? Perhaps.

Six Candy Companies Promise Not to Advertise to Kids

Six companies have become charter participants of a new self-regulatory initiative aimed at promoting responsible advertising towards children. Under the Children’s Confection Advertising Initiative (CCAI), participating companies agree to not advertise directly to children under the age of 12 or advertise their candy in school to children in kindergarten through sixth grade. Companies participating in in this initiative make up the majority of the candy found on store shelves in the United States. To see the complete list of candy companies involved check out this story in the News in Brief section.

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