Man Makes 40-Layer Meat Sandwich and More News

In today's Weekly Media Mix, POM fights back, plus Rick Bayless may head to Midway Airport
Media Mix
Arthur Bovino

Media Mix

The Daily Meal rounds up the week's biggest food stories.

Chefs and Personalities
New York Times writer Jeff Gordinier and Gawker writer Hamilton Nolan face off on the "food is the new rock" debate that their respective articles sparked. [WNYC/Soundcheck]

Restaurants
Mike Isabella has finally opened his Washington restaurant Bandolero. [Eater]

Rick Bayless may open a new restaurant in Midway Airport. [Chicago Sun-Times]

Products
A British chef has created a sandwich with 41 cuts of meat, which he says takes 10 hours to eat. [Orange]

POM is fighting back against a judge's decision about their marketing with a new media campaign attacking the FTC. [Forbes]

Politics
An animal scientist argues for pink slime, saying without the filler we would throw away 15 to 30 pounds of meat per animal. [Washington Post]

Restaurants
Two former waitresses are suing New York City's Sutton Place Restaurant and Bar for $15 million, saying their boss forced them to track their weight on a spreadsheet, not to mention some sexual harassment allegations. [NY Post]

Booze
A truck loaded with 55,000 pounds of beer tipped over and spilled all the beer across a highway. Sad. [CBS]

Celebrities
Actor Adrian Grenier is launching the Mobile Kitchen Classroom, hoping to get gardens in schools and teach kids how to cook. [Grub Street]