Weekly Media Mix: McDonald's Serves Sustainable Fish; Cured Meat Therapy; and Papaya King Gets Racy

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Some of the week's biggest food and drink stories
Weekly Media Mix

Arthur Bovino

Weekly Media Mix

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The Daily Byte's Weekly Media Mix rounds up the week's big food stories.

Health
• McDonald's will serve certified sustainable fish across Europe. [Huffpo]
• German officials confirm bean sprouts as the source of the E. coli outbreak. [Guardian]

Restaurants
• Michael Anthony is named a chef-partner at Gramercy Tavern. [GS]
• Despite an economic boost, restaurants seem to still be trending downscale. [WSJ]

Press
• Michael Bauer gives advice on how to handle being served by a waiter who is high. [Scoop]

Entertainment

• Contestant on Food Network's The Great Food Truck Challenge creates the world's most expensive kebab (costing $1,227) to promote the show. [Huffpo]

Products
• Alternative therapy featuring a variety of cured meats. [Atlantic]

Events

• Boston restaurants ban together to raise funds for tornado victims. [GS]

Industry
• This Father's Day, buy dad a beer on Facebook courtesy of T.G.I. Friday's [UPI]

Shame of the Week
• Papaya King posts racy billboards throughout L.A. [AdWeek]

Video

• Curtis Stone cooks a romantic meal with Conan O'Brien. [Team Coco]

 

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