The Weekly Media Mix: Chang to Toronto, Guy's Lamborghini Stolen, and the Debate Over Shark's Fin Soup

The biggest food and drink stories of the week.

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The Daily Meal is dedicated to consuming and analyzing the latest food news and trends. Every Friday on The Daily Byte the Weekly Media Mix rounds up some of the week's biggest food news stories from across the country. This week's stories:

Events:
• Cantu and Roche worked magic at TED2011. [boingboing]
• SXSW kicks off this weekend. [Eater]

Restaurants:
• David Chang expands to Toronto. [Eater]

Press:
• GrubHub raises $20 million. [TechCrunch]
• Sifty grants Red Rooster two stars. [NYT]

Health:
• Oprah and Harpo staff adopt meatless Mondays. [The Feast]
• LA restaurateurs look out for health inspector scam. [LAWeekly]

Finance:
• Humidity affects Columbia coffee prices. [NYT]

Industry:
• Qdoba debuts mini street tacos. [Esquire]
• Subway takes over as the UK's largest chain. [UK Guardian]

Entertainment:
• Thief steals Guy Fieri's Lamborghini. [SFGate]
• Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution is coming back. [LA Times]

Products:
• Japanese Robo-Chef released. [Eater]

Politics:
• The debate over banning shark's fin soup. [Salon]
• Single-sex lunches launched in Kansas. [Reuters]

Youtube:
Charlie Sheen cooks. [Youtube]

The Daily Byte is a regular column dedicated to covering interesting food news and trends across the country. Click here for previous columns. 

 

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