The Daily Meal's Weekly Media Mix rounds up the week's big food stories.
• A state senator accused President Barack Obama of turning his back on the Democratic Party for "the hipster fedora and a double skim latte." [Gawker]
• Nestlé has teamed up with the Girl Scouts to produce a Nestlé Crunch Girl Scout candy bar hybrid. It's not available in stores yet, but will be in June. [HuffPo]
• Restaurant chains, like Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, are starting to rework their beverage menus to up check numbers as well as the brand's image. [NRN]
• Sizzler is hoping to make a comeback after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy by repainting restaurants, revamping the menu, and launching a food truck called "ZZ-Truck." [WSJ]
• Restaurant beer sales increased 9 percent in 2011, and the National Resturant Association predicts that sales will rise 3.5 percent in 2012. [QSR]
Shame of the Week
• A man reportedly stabbed another man when the victim mistakenly grabbed a bag of harmonicas instead of tacos. [Miami New Times]