McDonald's Testing Mobile Payment App and More News

In today's Media Mix, a bear wanders into a Colorado restaurant, plus Cat Cora avoids jail time
Media Mix
Arthur Bovino

The Daily Meal brings you the biggest news from the food world.

McDonald's Mobile App: Participating French McDonald's restaurants are testing out a mobile application, allowing customers to order and pay for food with their smartphones or tablets through PayPal. Bonus? They skip the regular line. [CNET]

Bear 'Saunters' Into Restaurant: A "big black bear" almost wandered into the dining room at Restaurant Kelly Liken  in Vail, Colo., as it strolled into the building. No big deal. [Denver Post]

Cat Cora Takes Plea Bargain: TMZ reports that Cat Cora (of Iron Chef) struck a plea deal with prosecutors about her recent DUI, pleading "no contest." She was sentenced to three years probation and nine months of DUI school, and ordered to pay $2,386 in fines. [TMZ]

Disney World Shutting Down Bistro de Paris: The Orlando resort is ditching the French restaurant for a less formal eatery where waiters no longer wear tuxedos. [Orlando Sentinel]

Richard Blais' New Cookbook: Check out the cover for the Top Chef winner's upcoming cookbook, Try This at Home. [Eater]