The Argument Against Tipping and More News

In today's Media Mix, Richard Blais' new San Diego spot, plus a McDonald's calzone Happy Meal

The Daily Meal brings you the biggest news from the food world.

Coffee Shop vs. Dayworkers: Coffee shops, previously a spot of solace and quiet to work until closing times, are now finding ways to kick people out unless they buy something else, because capitalism, duh. [MSN]

Richard Blais' New Restaurant: The name of the Top Chef winner's latest concept in San Diego, Calif.: Juniper & Ivy. [Eater]

Tip or No Tip? The problem with tipping, and how to do away with the concept altogether. [Slate]

McDonald's Calzone Happy Meal: McDonald's Italy has a new Happy Meal, with a calzone they're calling Pizzarotto. [Brand Eating]


Bieber's Restaurant Faux Pas: The pop star was filmed urinating in a restaurant mop bucket. Health code violation to the max. [NY Mag]