Weekly Media Mix: Domino's Looks to Space; The Spare Rib Robber Strikes Again; and Willie Nelson Teams Up with Chipotle

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

Arthur Bovino

Weekly Media Mix

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

Health
• The FDA is introducing stricter regulations on gluten-free products to combat manufacturers attempting to cash in on the popularity of wheat-free dieting. [CBS]

Restaurants
• A former public restroom in the historic Boston Common park will become a location of the Florida-based chain Earl of Sandwich. [HuffPo]

Entertainment
• Willie Nelson teamed up with Chipotle's non-profit foundation and recorded a cover of Coldplay's "The Scientist" for a new promotion. [NY Daily]

Industry
• The Japanese arm of Domino's Pizza has proposed a plan to build a restaurant on the moon. The estimated costs for their plan amount to more than $21 billion. [Telegraph]

Shame of the Week
• A Pennsylvania man was charged this week for attempting to steal an order of spare ribs by shoving them down his pants — this is his second time being charged with this offense. [HuffPo]

Video
• Do you consider yourself a sushi lover? Watch this chef make a roll the size of your head and then ask yourself again. [Eater]

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