Weekly Media Mix: Traci Des Jardin's Business Tips; The Martha Stewart Comic Book; and Ferran Adrià Joins PepsiCo

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

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Weekly Media Mix

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Every Friday, The Daily Byte's Weekly Media Mix rounds up some of the week's big food stories.

Politics
• The House voted Wednesday to deny the FDA's request to approve the sale of genetically modified salmon. [Huffpo]
• Giada De Laurentiis will cook for royal couple William and Kate at a charity polo event. [Today]

Restaurants
• More and more restaurants have adopted a photgraphy ban for diners. [GS]
• Traci Des Jardin's five tips for mastering the restaurant business. [Fast]

Health
• The Japanese sushi market is hit hard in the wake of the March tsunami. [Global]

Press
• Eater catches up with chef-owners nationwide celebrating their restaurant's one year anniversary. [Eater]
• Grub Street asked chef dads to share the most outrageous thing they've fed their kids. [GS]

Entertainment
• Lady Gaga's infamous meat dress will be on display at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. [Huffpo]

Products
• Florence Fabricant reviews the world's most multi-tasking juicer. [NYT]
• Martha Stewart is the focus of a new comic book espousing female empowerment. [LA]

Industry

• Ferran Adrià signs on for a partnership with PepsiCo [Eater]
• Prilosec becomes the official corporate sponsor of a man who pledged to eat 2,011 chicken wings by the end of this year. [Eater]

Shame of the Week

• U.S. Open officials fined the parents of children running a lemonade stand outside the stadium $500 for failing to have a vendors license. [WUSA]

 

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