Revealing the Horrors of Processed Foods and More News

In today's Weekly Media Mix, Vietnam's coffee king plans to overrun Starbucks, plus a new promo for 'Mind of a Chef'
Media Mix
Arthur Bovino

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

Chefs and Personalities
The creator of mochi ice cream, frozen chewy creations of deliciousness, has passed away. [LAist]

More Todd English drama, this time involving debt payments to a man who passed away before English could get around to paying him back. [Boston Herald]

In a celeb-filled preview for Mind of a Chef, David Chang, Aziz Ansari, and the Joe Beef chefs try out fried bologna sandwiches. Of course Aziz Ansari makes an appearance. [Eater]

Science's scanning electron microscope actually shows horrifying things about processed foods, like cake sprinkles, but produces gorgeous, complex close-ups of whole foods, like radishes. [Fast Company]

Is coffee from Vietnam poised to take over the world? As long as it comes with a dose of condensed milk, we won't mind. [Reuters]


Stanley Tucci is writing another cookbook. Of course. We hope it has some Hunger Games references. [GrubStreet]