The Science of Junk Food and More News

In today's Media Mix, Richard Blais chats about Burger Lab, plus English whiskey may be on the rise

Photo Sasabune Omakase Modified: Flickr/erin/CC 4.0

Photo Sasabune Omakase Modified: Flickr/erin/CC 4.0

The Daily Meal brings you the biggest news from the food world.

Science of Junk Food: While market research helps companies figure out what other products the world needs, two magic ingredients always help: sugar and salt. [NY Times]

English Whiskey vs. Scotch: London's first distillery in more than 100 years is planning on producing single malt whiskey, experimenting with other woods to see how non-oak casks affect the flavor. [NPR]

Curtis Duffy Profile: A fascinating look at the life of the Chicago chef. [Chicago Tribune]

Revel Filing for Bankruptcy: Less than a year after their grand opening, the Atlantic City casino/restaurant haven is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. [USA Today]

Richard Blais Q&A: Here's an interview with the Top Chef winner, now the star of new YouTube series "Burger Lab". [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]

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