Food Festival Features Bugs and More News

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

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]


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]