The Daily Dish: August 25, 2015
Welcome to The Daily Meal’s Daily Dish, where we highlight what’s hot and trending in the world of all things food and drink.
Today’s first course?
Free Starbucks all year sounds too good to be true… because it is — unless you want to cheat the system. One customer reportedly devised a scheme to abuse Starbucks’ free drink policy, registering 365 rewards cards with different birthdays to score free coffee. His barista, who shared the story, was not amused.
London’s Gatwick Airport is fighting traveler fatigue with mood-enhancing menu items in some of its restaurants. The airport teamed with a nutritionist to offer foods rich in mood-boosting hormones. These “happy meals,” are part of an effort to reduce travelers’ stress as they endure long lines, security, and delays.
A new study links healthy diets with meal routines. Researchers who studied eating habits of college students found that those who had meal schedules ate healthier. An article published in Public Health Nutrition found that people who take time to make and eat routine meals are more likely to have healthy diets because they’re aware of when and what they’re eating.
Los Angeles and London have them, and now New York City is the latest major city to catch on to the latest chic breakfast craze: the cereal bar. A full-time cereal bar called KITH Treats opens this week in Brooklyn, enabling customers to take childhood cereal cravings to the next level with 24 varieties of cereal, 25 toppings (including marshmallows and cookie dough), and five types of milk.
And that’s today's Daily Dish. Stop by tomorrow for another helping.