Jean-Pierre Moullé Leaves Chez Panisse and More News

In today's Weekly Media Mix, Quaker Oats gets a hilarious jingle, plus KFC's international conundrum
Media Mix
Arthur Bovino

Media Mix

The Daily Meal's Weekly Media Mix rounds up the week's big food stories.

• KFC, while withering away in the States, is seen as a pristine and excellent restaurant in China, Africa, and India. What's a brand to do? [BusinessWeek]

Chefs & Personalities
• Homaro Cantu, Moto chef and molecular gastronomist, is convinced his miracle berry will solve world hunger. "All these sugar cane growers can just get rid of the sugar cane and start growing the berries, and then we can live happily ever after," Cantu said. [Chicago Tribune]

• Here is a kooky jingle submission to Quakor Oats to kick off the weekend. [Gawker]

• Is the next great wine region around the Finger Lakes in upstate New York? [Atlantic]

• Apparently, ranch dressing is being marketed as the next ketchup, with the latest ranch being a creamier, dollop-y version. [WSJ]

• Jean-Pierre Moullé is stepping down at Chez Panisse, following David Tanis' departure last year. Jerome Waag and Cal Peternell will take their place. [SF Gate]