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


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

• 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]

• 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]

• 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]

• 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]

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]

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

• 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]

• 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.