Weekly Media Mix: An El Bulli Movie and A Red Bull Magazine

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

Weekly Media Mix

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Every Friday, The Daily Byte's Weekly Media Mix rounds up some of the week's big food stories.

Health
• A Texas elementary school will use cameras to monitor what students are eating for lunch and track their calories. [AP]
• Exploring the link between cooking shows and America's obesity problems. [Fox]

Restaurants
• Thomas Keller's newest outpost of Bouchon Bakery opened at Rockefeller Center Thursday. [NYT]
• Mid-Atlantic burger chain, Jake's Wayback opens their first New York City location this week. [GSNY]

Press
• Writer Steve Plotnicki gets into it with chef Alex Stupak of Empellon. [Eater]
The Boston Globe claims Boston's best restaurants are in Cambridge. [Boston]

Entertainment
• The New Dolce Group restaurant, Lemon Basket, will be the site of VH1's new show, Famous Food. [Eater]
El Bulli will be the subject of a big budget film. [The Telegraph]

Products
Arby's and Subway face-off in a chicken salad battle. [Ad Age]
• The famed tortilla chips at Gringo Jack's in Manchester, Vermont are now available online. [NYT]

Events
• Where the stars are dining while at the Cannes Film Festival. [WSJ]
• Rounding up the 2011 James Beard Foundation Awards. [NYT]

Industry
• New study looks at which markets are prime for chain restaurant expansion. D.C, San Francisco, and Baltimore were named. [NRN]

Shame of the Week
• Energy drink company, Red Bull will launch a lifestyle magazine next month. [Media Bistro]
•10 students were arrested Tuesday after starting a food fight at their Georgia high school. [The Republic]

Video
• The opening of an In-N-Out in Fort Worth, Texas on Wednesday brought one woman to tears. [YouTube]

The Daily Byte is a regular column dedicated to covering interesting food news and trends across the country. Click here for previous columns.