Todd English Wants to Be a Singer and More News

In today's Media Mix, Obama's bear hug from a pizza parlor owner, plus a new lawsuit for Darden Restaurants
Arthur Bovino

The Daily Meal's Media Mix brings you the biggest news around the food world.

Todd English's Music Dreams: Rumor has it the celebrity chef, after playing at The Bitter End with a band this weekend, is looking to front an unnamed band. [New York Post]

Obama's Bear Hug: A local pizza parlor owner in  Ft. Pierce, Fla., gave Obama the most warm welcome on the campaign trail yet. [CBS News]

Darden Restaurants' Newest Lawsuit: A lawsuit accuses the company of violating federal labor laws. [Reuters]

Restaurant Owners Set Up Sex Profile for Revenge: Two Canadian restaurant owners sought revenge on a customer who gave the restaurant a bad online review; to get back at her, the two made a scandalous online profile and sent emails in her name. [Business Insider]

Homeless Farming for Upscale Restaurant: Verde Gardens aims to help the homeless by employing them to farm vegetables and produce for an upscale restaurant. [Huffington Post]