Los Angeles Restaurant Pays to Put Cellphones Away and More News

In today's Media Mix, Chipotle's tech problem, plus supercharged sweet potatoes
Arthur Bovino

The Daily Meal's Media Mix brings you the biggest news around the food world.

Paying Up to Put Cellphones Down: Eva Restaurant in Los Angeles will offer a 5 percent discount if customers willingly give up their phones before the meal. [LA Times]

Chipotle Resists New Technology: Even though some want apps and tech to make the lines go faster at Chipotle, there's no rush to change the 1,300 stores. [USA Today]

Sweet Potatoes to Fight Malnutrition: In Africa, where vitamin A deficiency and malnutrition is rampant, scientists are trying a "supercharged" sweet potato to fight back. [Huffington Post]

Should Junk Food Be Regulated?: A controversy where a pie maker refused to accept food stamps is making people consider government interference. [Boston Globe]

Chris Kennedy's New Food Project: Top Box is fighting hunger on the South Side of Chicago. [Chicago Tribune]