Restaurant Comps Pregnant Woman's Meal and More News

In today's Media Mix, McDonald's expanding in Italy, plus shots fired over mistaken fast-food order
Media Mix
Arthur Bovino

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

Nicest Receipt Ever: Taking a break from awful, racially insensitive receipts, here's a nice story about a restaurant manager who comped a pregnant woman's meal, with the name "MOM 2 BEE GOOD LUC." Faith in humanity: restored. [SF Gate]

Dinner Party Chef Murders Girlfriend: On the other hand, here is an awful story about a man who admitted to stabbing his girlfriend after she told him she wouldn't be attending his dinner party. [Huff Po]

McDonald's Hitting Italy: The fast-food chain is opening 100 new stores in the country, and hiring 3,000 people. [Chicago Tribune]

Food Games, Junk Food Link: Researchers found that kids who play video games involving food (candy factories, decorating cakes, fruit picking, or whatever) might eat more junk food. [NPR]


French Miffed at Obama's "Champagne": The French wine lobby is annoyed that the champagne served at Obama's inauguration is not from Champagne, but California. [Grub Street]