Italy's Pasta Decline and More News

Staff Writer
In today's Media Mix, inside April Bloomfield's newest restaurant, plus meth-like chemical found in diet supplement

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Italy's pasta market is reportedly seeing losses.

Check out the headlines you may have missed.

Italy's Pasta Market Down: Thanks to a certain health movement, pasta sales have gone down in Italy, as health-conscious eaters are favoring couscous, meat, and vegetables instead. [WSJ]

Tosca Café Reinvented: A look inside April Bloomfield and Ken Friedman's first San Francisco restaurant. [Eater]

Meth-Like Chemical Found in Diet Supplement: Bodybuilders beware: scientists have found a meth-like substance in Craze, a bodybuilding diet supplement. [Food Safety News]

Truffle Sold for $95,000: Upper East Side restaurateur Nello Balan found a 4-pound white truffle, selling it to a Russian oligarch for $95,000. [Page Six]

10 Regional Bites of Italy10 Best Summer Pasta Salad Recipes5 Bites of Venice, Italy

2-Feet Curly Fry: A man found a 28-inch curly fry in his order from Arby's, and it made the news. America! [Tuscaloosa News]