Online Ordering Makes Eaters Go Overboard and More News
In today's Media Mix, Coachella's food lineup at sea, plus Steve Carell's love for Wahlburgers
The Daily Meal brings you the biggest news from the food world.
Pros and Cons of Online Ordering: Numbers show that people who order food online tend to order pricier, more complex dishes with more calories. Ouch. [NPR]
S.S. Coachella's Food Lineup Announced: Coachella is launching two cruises, and while on land the festival's food is stellar, the cruise boasts the same all-you-can-eat deals any cruise would have. No celeb chefs here... yet? [S.S. Coachella]
Steve Carell's Burger Love: Apparently the comedian's "last meal" request would be "a cheeseburger, fries, and a shake from Wahlburgers... That burger holds up against all others." [Bon Appétit]
'Time Machine Chefs' Causes Collective Groans: ABC unveiled its latest food show, Time Machine Chef, where chefs cook with old-school technology (and sometimes no tech at all). And tweeters aren't all that happy. "Desperately trying to believe this entire video is performance art, but alas: 'Time Machine Chefs' appears to be REAL," one wrote. [HuffPo]
Customer Smashes $78K Bottle of Cognac: On accident, of course, but still. At London's Playboy Club, a bartender was attempting to mix the world's most expensive cocktail ($7,800) with a bottle of historic 1788 Clos de Griffier Vieux. A customer asked to admire the bottle, and accidentally dropped it on the floor. What a waste. [London Evening Standard]
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