Weekly Media Mix: $2 Subs; Exploding Tofu; and the Wrap Inventor
The Daily Byte's Weekly Media Mix rounds up the week's big food stories.
• Forbes names Smashburger as America's most promising company. The burger joint is planning another 450 locations. [Forbes]
• Servers at Danny Meyer's restaurants are expected to imagine themselves "floating across the room like swans on a glistening pond." [Page Six Magazine]
• Harry Potter-themed banquets are teaching kids table manners in the U.K. [Daily Mail]
• Post-Muppets, Jason Segel tweeted what was really on his mind: "Top 5 sandwiches: BLT, grilled cheese, Reuben, tuna melt, pb&j." [Twitter/Jason Segel]
• A bakery in Malawi is selling "bin Laden buns," and the marketing ploy is working. [CNN]
• Subway is offering $2 subs for Customer Appreciation Month, through Dec. 31. The offer is valid for a 6-inch Cold Cut Combo or a Meatball Marinara. [Subway]
• Researchers found that eating fish can lower the risk of Alzheimer's. [TIME]
• The new Boston Red Sox manager may have invented the wrap. Who knew? [WSJ]
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