Jimmy Buffett Opens Mississippi Restaurant and More News

In today's Media Mix, a bloody riot at a suburban Chicago restaurant, plus Paula Deen's diet
Jimmy Buffett Opens Mississippi Restaurant and More News
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Jimmy Buffett Expands Into Mississippi: The singer will open his newest Margaritaville Casino and Restaurant in Billoxi, Miss., right before he heads out on his next tour. [UPI.com]

Riots Rattle Chicago Restaurant: A group of 18 barged into a restaurant in suburban Chicago with batons and hammers, injuring 10; reports claim the attackers were white supremacists. [Huffington Post]

Paula Deen's New Diet: Deen reveals to ET that she's lost 30 pounds so far, but that all her Southern comfort recipes aren't "off limits." [Huffington Post]

The Secret of Strawberries: Nearly 80 percent of the country's strawberry crop is grown in California, with a little bit of luck and fumigation. [NPR/ The Salt]

Todd English Defends Himself Against Mess Allegations: After Bostonians accused the celebrity chef of leaving his closed-up restaurant Faneuil Hall Marketplace in disarray, English defended his "clean construction site." [New York Post]