Food Bank Challenge Starts in NYC and More News

In today's Media Mix, all-you-can-eat restaurant runs out of fish, plus Gluten-Free Beer Day
Food Bank Challenge Starts in NYC and More News
Arthur Bovino

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

Food Banks Say, Live on $31 Per Week: The Food Bank Challenge in New York City is officially underway, with some famous New Yorkers joining in. [New York Daily News]

Man Protests "All-You-Can-Eat" Fish Fry: One restaurant claiming it had "all-you-can-eat" fish had its worst nightmare last week — it ran out of fish. Now, a local fuming about the false advertising plans to picket the restaurant every week. [NPR]

First Gluten-Free Beer Day Announced: Just in time for Food Allergy Awareness Week, Mayor Sam Adams of Portland, Ore., declared May 16 Gluten-Free Beer Day, while recognizing the efforts of local brewers Harvester Brewing, Widmer Brothers, and Deschutes Brewin for leading the way in gluten-free brews. []

Hugh Acheson Loves Southern Food: Top Chef judge and James Beard Award winner Hugh Acheson claims in a new interview that Southern food is the only food to have any depth. [MSNBC]

New Legislation Takes Aim at School Lunches: Colorado Congressman Jared Polis is creating new legislation to make school lunches healthier, with grain requirements and sodium reduction standards. [Huffington Post]