Dying Man Gives $500 Tips to Waiters and More News

In today's Media Mix, racy water bottle ads disgust consumers, plus fashionista food trucks
Arthur Bovino

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

Man's Dying Wish Gives Big Bucks to Waiters: One man's dying wish was to leave a $500 tip for his favorite server; now, his actions have inspired a charity. [The Seattle Times]

Racy Water Bottle Ads: New ads from Watta Pure Water's feature some scandalous, paparazzi-style photos — that are making consumers furious. [Huffington Post]

Fashionistas Take on Food Trucks: Why should foodies get all the fun, anyway? [Washington Post]

New Website Lets Farmers Sell to Chefs: Called Farmersweb, the new venture takes out the middle man and lets farmers sell directly to shops. [Businessweek]

Virginia Governor Toasts State's Wine Country: Governor Bob McDonnell will be at the San Francisco International Wine Competition, where Virginia won 24 medals. [Washington Post]