Food Festival Features Bugs and More News

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In today's Media Mix, Honey Boo Boo sells Girls Scout cookies, plus Torrisi to open Carbone

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

Torrisi to Open Carbone: The fellows behind Parm and Torrisi Italian Specialties will be whipping up "Italian-American fine dining" in Greenwich Village starting this Friday. [NYT]

Honey Boo Boo: The reality TV star is selling Girl Scout cookies in a mall, since they shut her down for selling them via Facebook. We see a burgeoning saleswoman in the works. [Buzzfeed]

Food Festival of Bugs: London's Pestival 2013, which kicks off next month, focuses on insects you can eat, including a pop-up from René Redzepi's Nordic Food Lab. [TIME]

Sotheby's to Auction Off Dinner with Ferran AdriàA Sneak Peek at Starbucks’ Newest Drink: The Hazelnut Macchiato

Aging Canned Goods: Forget the sell-by date; apparently all sorts of good things could happen to canned goods if you let them age, but only if you do it right. [Slate/Lucky Peach]