Weekly Media Mix: Healthy Ice Cream, Cupcake Vodka, And The Royal Wedding Luncheon

Some of the week's biggest food and drink stories


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

Politics
• Government to restrict fast food marketing to kids. [Slashfood]
• Sugar farmers sue corn processors over "corn sugar" branding. [ABC]

Restaurants
• Sifton awards three stars to Brooklyn Fare. [NYT]
• David Chang discusses expanding his empire to Australia. [Details]

Health
• Scientists claims to have invented healthy ice cream. [NYDN]

Press
• Reader's Digest may be looking to sell Allrecipes.com. [ADWeek]
• The Los Angeles Times launches its "Master Class" series with a feature from Thomas Keller. [LAT]

Entertainment
• An American wins the MasterChef title. [The Independent]

Products
• Underdog Wine & Spirits debuts cupcake vodka. [Village Voice]
• LennyMud releases a Mr. T Tea Set. [FoodBeast]

Events
• Canapés, champagne served at royal wedding luncheon. [Eatocracy]

Industry
• SBUX becomes U.S.'s third largest restaurant chain. [USAToday]
• Chipotle is running low on natural chicken. [Slashfood]

Sports
• Chicago celebrity chef Paul Kahan threw out the first pitch at Wednesday's Cubs game. [GSC]

Shame of the Week
• Lindsay Lohan may be required to serve food to homeless as community service. [OTRC]

 

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