Lawsuit Filed Against Foie Gras Ban and More News

In today's Media Mix, how to rap a McDonald's order, plus hospital food looking to get healthy
Media Mix
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The Daily Meal brings you the biggest news in the food world.

Restaurants
• What is the perfect steakhouse experience? Tom Sietsema breaks it down. [Washington Post]

True Crime
• Police caught a burglar (who stole nine bags of chips after failing to get cash) by following a trail of chip bags. Seriously, robbers, get a better gig. [AP]

• A cook was killed for taking too long to serve tandoori chicken and eight rotis in Mumbai. Yikes. [NDTV]

Tech
• Apple's app store will now have a separate section for Food & Drink, so all you readers can go crazy on your smartphones. [Cult of Mac]

Video
• A man decides to rap his order at McDonald's. Now we're just waiting on a "Call Me Maybe" spin-off. [Keep It Rill]

Health
• How are hospitals improving their food? Abroad, they're focusing on sourcing their ingredients locally. [CBC]

Gadgets
• Tips on how to laser your hot dog, if you wanted to put your name in it, or something. [Makezine]

Politics
• A lawsuit arguing that the foie gras ban in California is unconstitutional and "excessively burdens interstate commerce" has been filed. No surprises there. [Grub Street]

Produce
• The Midwest was expecting the largest corn crop in years, but hot summers are shriveling up all the kernels. [NY Times]

Jessica Chou is an associate editor at The Daily Meal. Follow her on Twitter @jesschou.