The Weekly Media Mix: First Lady to Write Garden Book, Radiation-Contaminated Fish, Noma Denied

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:
• Brooklyn Experiments goes national: New Orleans. [Food Experiments]
• Whole Foods announces their film festival. [Slashfood]

Restaurants:
• Chef Hergatt to open second New York restaurant. [Zagat Buzz]
• Owners of O Ya and Sei to open high-concept Sax in D.C. [GOG]
• DiFara to take orders via Facebook. [FIR]
• Michelin denies Noma three stars again. [Bloomberg]

Press:
• Slashfood, slashed by Arianna? [Eater]
• Sifty gives Veritas three stars. [NYT]

Health:
• Jamba Juice launches fruit and veggie smoothies. [NRN]
• Potential radiation contamination of Japanese food. [Feast]

Finance:
• Franchises eye food trucks. [NRN}
• Investors look to food as the population expands. [Reuters]

Industry:
• How Subway beat McDonald's as franchise king. [Guardian]
• For-profit culinary schools threatened. [Slashfood]

Entertainment:
• Top Chef All-Stars: Tiffany finally booted. [Bravo]
• Chopped All-Stars: Burrell beats Irvine. [FNH]

Products:
• Nathan Myhrvold's Modernist Cuisine makes rounds. [NYT]
• Lady GaGa might sue over breast-milk ice cream. [NPR]
• Coke beats Pepsi — takes one and two spots. [WSJ]

Politics:
• Michelle Obama pens book about White House Garden. [Huffpo]
• EU debates use of food from cloned animals. [Reuters]
• British government to protect Cumberland sausage. [Daily Mail]

Video:
 • Martha Stewart cooks with Craig Ferguson. [YouTube]

Tumblr:
• Food spins on classic movie posters. [Snack To The Future]

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