Man Claims Restaurant Refused to Seat Party Because of Race and More News

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In today's Media Mix, reviving an heirloom corn, plus highlighting the turducken
Top Food News | Restaurant | Racial Discrimination

This restaurant in Charleston, S.C., is accused of discriminating against a group of black patrons.

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Racial Discrimination at Restaurant: A man claims a Charleston, S.C., restaurant refused to seat him and his party of 25 after another customer felt threatened by them, and after they began videotaping the confrontation. Guys, it's 2013. [WCSC]

Heirloom Corn: The next food obsession? Heirloom corn, which Dan Barber notes tastes as if it's had butter added. [NPR]

David Burke's Bacon-Centric Bar: We suppose bacon is going high-end again; David Burke is launching the Bacon Bar in Chicago, with nine sandwiches and four kinds of bacon. [New Jersey Star-Ledger]

Turducken Goes to Food Fests: The ridiculous over-stuffed Thanksgiving dish apparently originated in France, starting off with a stuffed poulty of sorts full of 18 birds. []

Biracial Cheerios Commercials Properly ParodiedCheerios Ad Starring Interracial Family Sparks HatredHooters Restaurant Sued for Racial Discrimination Over Receipt Faux PasPaula Deen Lawyers Trying to Get Out of Racial Discrimination LawsuitNPR Article on Moscato Sparks Racial Controversy

Coffee Cup Used to Kill Cheating Husband: A Japanese woman reportedly killed her husband with a coffee mug after discovering he was cheating on her. [AFP]