Juice, Instead of Whole Fruits, Linked to Diabetes, and More News

Bobby Flay confirms Mesa Grill reopening, plus the Next Bocuse d'Or menu

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Eating whole fruits instead of drinking juice will reduce diabetes risk.

Check out the headlines you may have missed.

Restaurant Spends $2,000 on Halibut: A chef whipped out some $2,333 for a gigantic, 7-foot-long halibut. [Daily Mail]

Next's New Menu: Grant Achatz's team previews their upcoming menu, Bocuse d'Or, running through the end of December. [Grub Street]

Bobby Flay's Mesa Grill: Now that the chef's 22-year-old flagship has shuttered, Flay announces that he does plan to open Mesa Grill in another location. [Twitter/Bflay]

Eat Whole Fruits, Not Juice: Skip the juicing; researchers found that people who replace drinking juice with eating whole fruits saw a 7 percent drop in type-2 diabetes risk. [Guardian]

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