President Obama Hit with Fro-Yo and More News

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In today's Media Mix, 'Cookiegate' drums up business, plus syrups from IHOP
President Obama Hit with Fro-Yo and More News
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The Daily Meal's Media Mix brings you the biggest news around the food world.

College Student Spills Fro-Yo on the President: Don't worry, not on purpose — while in Boulder, Colo., Obama got some fro-yo spilled on him by an easily excited fan. Obama reportedly said to the fan, "Getting yogurt on the president, that's a good story." [Grubstreet]

"Cookiegate" Translates Into Cookie Success: After presidential candidate Mitt Romney insulted a Pennsylvania bakery (hence "Cookiegate") at a picnic, business has been booming. [Huffington Post]

IHOP Retails Syrups: A new line of IHOP-branded syrups, including Rooty Tooty Fresh N’ Fruity, rolls out in stores today. [Restaurant News]

Subway Makes Food Statue of College Athlete: Robert Griffin III is the third athlete to be recreated in Subway eats — mainly barbecue chicken and lettuce. [CBS]

Sneak Peek at Gordon Ramsay's New Restaurant: The Las Vegas Sun took a tour of his $5 million steakhouse. [Las Vegas Sun]

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