Weekly Media Mix: Opentable's 10 Hottest Restaurants and Exploding Food Trucks

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Weekly Media Mix
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Weekly Media Mix

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The Daily Meal is dedicated to consuming and analyzing the latest food news and trends. Every Friday on The Daily Byte the Weekly Media Mix rounds up some of the week's biggest food news stories from across the country. This week's stories:

Restaurants:
• Sifton awards two stars to M. Wells. [NYT]
• Next's ticket system debuts. [GSChi]

Press:
• Opentable names 10 hottest U.S. restaurants. [Slashfood]
• Virbilia goes on a whirlwind tour of SF restaurants. [LAT]

Health:
• Caffeine addiction may have genetic roots. [USA]
• Strawberries shown to fight cancer. [WSJ]

Industry:
• Burger King axes worldwide redesign. [Burger Business]

Entertainment:
• Episode of CSI:NY to feature exploding food trucks. [Eater]

Products:
• Calorie-counting app powered via camera. [CNET]

Politics:
• Batali, Chang, and Colicchio for marriage equality. [GSNY]
• Sodas banned on Boston city property. [Boston]

Video:
 • René Redzepi shares the secrets of Noma with TED. [Youtube]

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