Restaurant Owner Dies in Walk-In Freezer and More News

In today's Media Mix, Padma goes sexy for Emmy votes, plus 'Top Chef' may head to Seattle
Media Mix
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Media Mix

The Daily Meal rounds up the biggest news from the food world.

Café Owner Dies in Freezer: In today's sad news, a café owner who accidentally locked himself in the freezer passed away from suffocation, most likely from dry ice. [NYDN]

Weight Loss Surgery May Increase Alcohol Abuse: Numbers show that patients who had gastric bypass surgery were more likely to get in trouble within the next year due to alcohol. [WSJ]

Top Chef's Next City: Rumor has it that the never-ending show is heading to Seattle next. [Eater]

Padma Lakshmi Tries to Get Emmy Votes: In more Top Chef news, the show is using a sultry image of Lakshmi to win some Emmy votes. [Variety]

New Magazine Alert: Gather Journal launches as a recipe-focused biannual publication, with all sorts of dreamy, summer photos. [Grub Street]

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