Chuck E. Cheese's Gets a Makeover and More News

In today's Media Mix, fast-food intake causes health problems in Singapore, plus Spike Mendelsohn's Playboy interview
Arthur Bovino

The Daily Meal's Media Mix brings you the biggest news around the food world.

Chuck E. Cheese's Gets Hip: The children's themed restaurant mascot has a brand new T-shirt, a guitar, and a makeover. [TIME]

More Health Concerns Over Fast Food: A new look at how fast food has impacted health: younger people in Singapore have developed startling rates of diabetes and heart disease from eating too much fast food. [Science Daily]

Spike Mendelsohn in Playboy: Among the things the Top Chef alum shares: his favorite drink is "Sex on the Beach with an extra helping of sex." [Washington City Paper]

Crop Supply Damaged in Midwest Heat: The heat wave that has paralyzed the Midwest has also hurt crops, and many worry it will make food costs rise more. [Reuters]

Sacramento Restaurant Raided for Pot: Police say the "Farmer's Daughter" restaurant was a front for a medical marijuana dispensary. [CBS]