Paula Deen Supporters Turn to Books, Cruises, and More News

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In today's Media Mix, more 'Foodimals' from 'Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs,' plus another Chick-fil-A mini scandal
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Paula Deen
Looks like the 'N' word scandal that has cost Paula Deen her partnership with Food Network, Target, and more, has gotten her upcoming book to the number one spot on Amazon's list of best-sellers for preorders. It comes out in October. [Reuters]

In the meantime, Alice Travels is keeping her themed cruises, planning two for 2014. [GMA]

Tip Drama
The New York State court has announced that tips at Starbucks can be shared with shift supervisors, but not with assistant managers that have "significant authorithy" over the employees. [NY Times]

Here's a look at the adorable 'Foodimals' in the next Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. Our inner-kids are squealing and want stuffed animals of them all. [USA Today]

Restaurant Etiquette
Some restaurants are now encouraging diners to take photos — but only if they're beautiful and posted on Instagram with a hashtag for the restaurant. [WSJ]

Food Fraud
Apparently, food fraud is much more common than we expected. Scary times. [NY Times]

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Chick-fil-A News
Dan Cathy, CEO of Chick-fil-A, tweeted (then deleted), "Sad day for our nation; founding fathers would be ashamed of our gen. to abandon wisdom of the ages re: cornerstone of strong societies," after the Supreme Court decisions for DOMA and Prop 8 were announced. [AP]