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


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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