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In today's Media Mix, Flavor Flav opens chicken & ribs joint in Michigan, plus a cookbook to help Red Hook businesses


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Hostess Selling Twinkies, Bread Separately: Looks like the Hostess family won't be staying together after closing down; the brand is looking into selling its cakes and breads separately. [Washington Post]

Trick to Ordering Wine in Restaurant: How much should a good bottle of wine cost at a restaurant? Look at the price; take the most expensive main course price as the bottom base price, then go up to 50 percent more. An $18 steak? Get a $18 to $27 bottle of wine. [Lifehacker]

Flavor Flav Opens in Michigan: Flav's Chicken & Ribs opened just outside of Detroit last week; this is Flavor Flav's third restaurant attempt (previous restaurants in Iowa and Las Vegas closed). [Eater]

Red Hook's Cookbook: An e-book published Friday features recipes from local residents and business owners affected by Hurricane Sandy. Proceeds will be donated to Restore Red Hook. [NY Times]


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