Participants in Fast-Food Diet Paid to Gain Weight and More News

In today's Media Mix, new changes to Chicago's food trucks, plus restaurant sector bounces back
Arthur Bovino

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

Fast-Food Diet Participants Told to Gain Weight: A new study at Washington University School of Medicine asks participants to eat an extra 1,000 calories per day to test the effects of fast food. [ABC News]

Chicago Food Trucks Avoid South Side: A list of 23 proposed food truck sites from Mayor Rahm Emanuel avoids Chicago's South Side, leaving some neighborhood residents unhappy. [Chicagoist]

Restaurant Sector Hiring: The restaurant and food industry is doing the most hiring in the leisure and hospiltality sector. [USA Today]

Shortage of Washington Apple Pickers: Despite the great harvest, many are concerned that there aren't enough pickers to gather the fruit. [NPR]


Beer Sales Up Again: Thanks to the craft beer boom, beer sales in the U.S. are rising. [Huffington Post]