Mission Chinese Shut Down by Department of Health and More News

In today's Media Mix, Jonathan Waxman headed to Nashville, plus Walmart upping its beer game

New York's hippest restaurant was closed last night.

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Mission Chinese DOH Problems: Danny Bowien's popular "weird Chinese" joint in New York City has been temporarily shut down by the Department of Health over  "severe mouse infestation." A sign on their door also says "closed because of leak in basement." [Gothamist/Eater]

Jonathan Waxman to Nashvhille: Is Nashville the next darling food town of the South? First Sean Brock opens Husk, and now Jonathan Waxman is planning a new restaurant in the city. [Tennessean]

Walmart: Beermart: The grocery store is hoping to become the next beverage giant, aiming to double beer sales in three years. [AdAge]

Politico's Food Coverage: The politics site has launched an agriculture beat, examining regulations and issues in agriculture and food industries. [Politico]

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Barilla Spoof: And here is a video spoofing the recent Barilla anti-gay comments. [HuffPo]