Weekly Media Mix: Burger King Makeover, Jon Stewart Critiques Trump's Pizza-Eating, Obama Unveils Nutrition Plate

Some of the week's biggest food and drink stories
Weekly Media Mix
Arthur Bovino

Weekly Media Mix

The Daily Byte's Weekly Media Mix rounds up the week's big food stories.

• Obama administration replaces food pyramid with nutrition plate. [NYT]
• Germany's E. coli outbreak strains trade relations with Spain. [Time]

• Jean-Georges Vongerichten will let the public decide the name of his new Chicago restaurant. [GS]
• Thomas Keller to introduce takeout lunch program at Ad Hoc. [Scoop SF]

• Chicago critics discuss the rules for reviewing bars. [GS]
• Slate's Nathan Heller dismisses America's love of pie. [Slate]

• Hugh Jackman discusses his affinity for all things food-related. [GS]

• Kuhn Rikon introduces a knife designed for cutting watermelon. [NYT]
• Stumptown unveils new cold-brewed coffee sold in stubbies. [T Mag]

• A complete guide to the upcoming Philly Beer Week. [Philly]

Burger King is going through a dramatic makeover. [Miami Herald]
• Baltimore officials are designating zones for food trucks. [Biz Journals]

• Chicago officials hope to pass a bill legalizing food trucks by the end of the year. [Tribune]

Shame of the Week
• Pennsylvania eighth graders dine at Hooters during a recent field trip to the aquarium. [Eater]

• Jon Stewart berates Donald Trump's pizza-eating habits on The Daily Show. [Hulu]


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