Eric Ripert's Sexy New Book and More News

In today's Media Mix, McDonald's rice menu bombs, plus a chef revamps strip club menu

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

Eric Ripert's New Book: Here's a glimpse at a new limited-edition book from Eric Ripert and 16 other chefs, featuring romantic dishes and sultry portraits. Swoon. [WWD/Eater]

Chef Revamps Strip Club: Apparently the food does matter; a Vancouver strip club hired chef Stuart Irving to revamp its menu, and food sales have more than doubled. [CTV British Columbia]

McDonald's Rice Meals: The restaurant attempts to launch some "rice-based" meals in China, to lackluster reviews. [Franchise Herald]

Butter in Coffee? Adding butter to coffee is a thing, and it might not be so bad. [The Kitchn]


Restaurant Reservation Charging: Here's a look at whether or not restaurants should penalize customers for breaking reservations. [Business Insider]