Welcome to The Daily Meal’s Daily Dish, where we highlight what’s hot and trending in the world of all things food and drink.
Today’s first course?
A passenger aboard the Titanic saved a lunch menu listing corned beef and dumplings from April 14, 1912, the fateful day the ocean liner sank.This and two other artifacts are expected to be auctioned for between $50,000 and $70,000 on September 30, the 30th anniversary of the ship’s discovery.
Marital stress can make you eat more, according to a study in the journal Clinical Psychological Science. Researchers examined the diets of 43 married couples at a healthy weight and found they were likely to eat more when certain topics arose, triggering a hormone called ghrelin that sends hunger signals to the brain.
A couple in New Jersey was treated to heartfelt service at Brothers Pizza. Rick and Annette Lewallen don’t eat out often — Rick was diagnosed with cancer, and medical bills have been a burden. Last week, their server Daniela Bossi, 17, paid their bill, writing on the receipt: “For putting up the biggest fight, this one is on me.” Daniela’s bosses reimbursed her for the good deed.
Lastly, Willy Wonka may have thought of it first, but Scottish scientists are making fiction a reality with the invention of slow-melting ice cream. Scientists have discovered a protein known as BsIA that binds the air, fat, and water in ice cream to prevent ice crystals from forming and scoops from turning into a puddle. The product could be commercially available within five years.
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