Overweight Women Deemed Guilty More Often and More News

In today's Weekly Media Mix, Sbarro expands store locations, plus another restaurateur answers Yelp reviews
Media Mix
Arthur Bovino

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

Chefs and Personalities
Atelier Crenn has hired a new chef de cuisine, Christopher Bleidorn, from Benu. [SF Chronicle]

Looks like New York City's Union Square Park won't be getting a restaurant anytime soon; a judge issued a temporary injunction against plans to put a restaurant in the pavilion of the gathering spot. [NY Times]

Sbarro is trying to expand its clientele by adding more pizza shops outside of malls. Huh. [WSJ]

Some guy left a card instead of a tip in a California restaurant, blaming Prop 30 and an increase in taxes for his inability to tip a server properly. Rude. [Gawker]

Apparently, smugglers have been bringing in tons of Chinese garlic across the Norwegian-Swedish border. [AP]

Puppy Food
Large food companies are now turning to man's best friend for a bit more money, as places like Nestlé and Mars launch pet foods. [WSJ]


This is terrible: A new study found that male jurors were more likely to give a guilty verdict to women who are obese than women who are thin. [Slate]