Paula Deen Drops 30 Pounds and More News

In today's Media Mix, prison food drama, plus Ann Romney's and Michelle Obama's cookies face off
Media Mix
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The Daily Meal brings you the biggest news from the food world.

Paula Deen's Diet Is Working: The celebrity chef reporteldy lost 30 pounds by eating a ton of Greek salad and baked fish. [People]

Tokyo Police Investigate Genitalia-Serving Chef: In a story that grossed out the world earlier this year, a Japanese chef had his genitalia surgically removed, stored in a freezer, and cooked for consumption for $250 a plate. Police are finally investigating. [New York Daily News]

Aldo Sohm of Le Bernardin Chats: The head sommelier of Le Bernardin in New York sat down to chat with Levi Dalton to talk about his wine release. [I'll Drink to That]

Cookies: Michelle Obama vs. Ann Romney: Here's a look at the calories in each of their cookie recipes, just to see which is healthier. Spoiler: Neither. [Buzzfeed]

Former Rikers Inmate Suing Over Mealtime: A former inmate is suing the city, saying that after gastric bypass surgery, the four-minute time limit for eating caused him to vomit after every meal and sparked an emergency surgery. [Gothamist]

Jessica Chou is an associate editor at The Daily Meal. Follow her on Twitter @jesschou.