Weekly Media Mix: Sifton On London's Dining Scene; Sixpoint Ales in Cans; and USDA Lowers Pork Temperature

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.

• USDA lowered safe cooking temperature for pork to 145 degrees. [NYT]

Alfama reopens after two years. [Eater]
A.O.C. Restaurant & Wine Bar announces their Flights & Bites menus for June. [Lindsay Miller]

• Sam Sifton assesses London's restaurant scene. [NYT]
• Mike Sula reviews The Aviary in The Chicago Reader. [Chicago Reader]

• Sandra Lee signs a five-book deal with Hyperion and the Disney Interactive Media Group. [AP]
• Oprah commemorates the taping of her last show at Spiaggia. [GSC]

• Sixpoint Craft Ales are now available in cans. [NYT]
• Rick Bayless collaborates with Milk & Honey on line of granola. [TOC]

Beer Table and Fatty 'Cue are teaming up to serve pancakes and beer on Memorial Day. [Village Voice]

• Oscar Mayer reveals redesigned, fully-functional Wienermobile. [USA]
• Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg vows to eat meat only from animals that he kills. [Eatocracy]

• Denmark bans the sale of Marmite due to its added vitamin fortification. [Guardian]


• Melissa McCarthy reveals that Guy Fieri was the inspiration for her character in Bridesmaids. [Conan]

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