15,000-Pound Fruit Salads and More News

In today's Media Mix, deep-fried corn soup goes mainstream, plus more Fashion Week eats

Students created the largest fruit salad, weighing 15,000 pounds.

Check out the headlines you may have missed.

KFC's Deep-Fried Soup: The latest menu item at Japanese KFC's? Deep-fried corn soup, which sounds awesome. [RocketNews24]

Scientific American's Food Blog: The science publication has launched "Food Matters," promising stories on genetic engineering, gut bacteria, and chemical reaction stuff. [Scientific American]

Largest Fruit Salad Ever: University of Massachusetts students created a 15,000-pound fruit salad (mixed in a swimming pool) with apples, melons, peaches, bananas, oranges, berries, and fruits like quince, passion fruit, and rambutan. [AP]

First Iced Chocolate Dessert Discovered: Academics have found a recipe for a chocolate dessert from 350 years ago, which shakes salty chocolate liquid in a container surrounded by snow. [Daily Mail]

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New York Fashion Week Eats: If you're one of the fashion elite running through tents this week and next, here are some places to grab some fuel. [Grub Street]