Lidia Bastianich's Ready-Made Meals and More News

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In today's Media Mix, Michael Pollan on Chipotle, plus Psy goes looking for a personal chef
Lidia Bastianich
Lidia Bastianich

Best Street for Food: Food & Wine gives Brooklyn's Bedford Avenue the title of the best street for food lovers. [Food & Wine]

Michael Pollan and Adam Platt Q&A: The food writer discusses McDonald's, his favorite fast-food restaurant (Chipotle), and the way to fight off junk food cravings. [Grub Street]

Anthony Bourdain on Japan: He chooses Tokyo as the best foreign city, although he notes that he always offends diners in traditional Japanese settings. In America, he says New Orleans has the most unique food scene. [CNN]

Lidia Bastianich's Ready-Made Meals: The Italian superstar launches a line of ready-made food at Whole Foods, called Lidia's Homestlye Meals. Smart or sellout? [The Star-Ledger]

Chef Bios: Lidia BastianichLidia Bastianich's Lemony Scaloppine, and More

Psy's Personal Chef: The Korean pop star behind annoying earworm "Gangnam Style" is looking for a personal chef, so food giant CJ has decided to help him out. [AdAge]