Lasagna Found with Horsemeat and More News

In today's Weekly Media Mix, a McDonald's with tableservice, plus 'The Chew' grows


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Restaurants
A New York City restaurant is charged with keeping 12 to 15 percent of tips paid through online ordering systems. [Gothamist]

Chains
A McDonald's in Australia is sporting tableservice, real silverware, and glassware. We just need some candles next. [UPI]

Products
Horsemeat was found in beef lasagna meals in Sweden, resulting in a recall. [Yahoo]

Culture
David Sax and Josh Ozersky debate between Katz's Deli and Mile End Sandwich. [The Jewish Daily Forward]

Media
The Chew apparently reached its strongest ratings in eight months, meaning we'll see more of Carla Hall dancing and plenty of chitchat between the food celebrities. [Press Release]

Booze
Here is a thorough history of flair bartending, with the pros and cons of the fancy show moves. [Grub Street]

Rumors
Word on the street is a Batali/Bastianich restaurant is in the works in Las Vegas, as well as a French bistro concept from a "very, very famous French chef." [Eater]


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