World's Best Female Chef Announced and More News

In today's Weekly Media Mix, movie critic and food lover Roger Ebert passes away, plus rebranding shaved ice with googly eyes


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Industry
Turns out, that McDonald's job posting requiring a bachelor's degree was misinformation posted on a job site. [NYDN]

Personalities
Eloquent movie critic and known food lover Roger Ebert passed away yesterday after a battle with cancer. He was 70. [Sun Times]

Seinfeld's 'Soup Nazi' gets involved in a gunmaker debate. [MSNBC]

Chefs
Nadia Santini of Dal Pescatore was announced as the Veuve Clicquot World's Best Female Chef. [World's 50 Best]

Media
The New York Times Magazine releases their food issue, including an excellent roundup of secret drinking spots around the world. [NYT]

Books
Here is a trailer for Modern Art Desserts from Blue Bottle Café in San Francisco's SFMOMA. [Eater]

Products
Australian consumer watchdog found that kids' snacks tended to be high in salt, especially pre-packaged cheese dips and crackers. [Food Navigator]

Farm Rich has recalled 10 million pounds of frozen pizza and other products for fear of an E. coli contamination. [Fox]

Marketing
A Taiwanese shaved ice shop has decided to add on googly eyes, tagging it "eyescream and friends." Pretty sweet. [Fast Company]


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