Weekly Media Mix: Chicago Chefs Get Creative with Peeps and New Chefs Will Grace Kitchen Stadium

Staff Writer
Some of the week's biggest food and drink stories
Weekly Media Mix
Arthur Bovino
Weekly Media Mix

ByteLogo

The Daily Meal is dedicated to consuming and analyzing the latest food news and trends. Every Friday, The Daily Byte's Weekly Media Mix rounds up some of the week's big food stories from across America.

Politics
• Obama set two back-to-back reelection fundraiser dinners at a restaurant in Brentwood, Cali. [Brentwood Patch]

Restaurants
• Daniel Boulud building a comissary in downtown New York City to prep for his retail food business. [Feast]
• Curtis Stone is scoping out restaurant spaces in L.A. [GSLA]

Health
• Study says heightened levels of mercury climbing food chain. [SF Gate]
• New Jersey health officials alert diners of a Livingston restaurant about potential exposure to measels. [Repubic]

Press
• Chicago Tribune challenges three chefs to get creative with Peeps. [Trib]
• Grant Achatz is named to 2011's Time 100. [Time]

Entertainment
• Food Network reveals lineup for new season of Iron Chef. [Eater]

Products
• E La Carte releases electronic menu device to select restaurants in San Francisco and Boston. [Slashfood]

Events
• L.A. Food & Wine festival to take the place of Wolfgang Puck's American Wine & Food Festival. [GSLA]
• Nathan's Famous hot dog-eating contest announces a women's competition for this year's event. [CNN]

Shame of the Week
VegNews aplogizes for using photos of meat in past issues. [Slashfood]

 

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