Why 'Fasting' as a Diet Strategy Is Wrong and More News

In today's Media Mix, the rise of French bistros, plus the pros of eating eyeballs

The Daily Meal brings you the biggest news from the food world.

French Bistro vs. Asian Hipster: Is the reign of Asian hipster cuisine over? Grub Street seems to think that new French might be the new trend. [Grub Street]

99 Essential Restaurants: Readers react to LA Weekly's 99 Essential Restaurants in Los Angeles list. [LA Weekly]

Fasting Diet Trend: The latest trend in dieting? Eating whatever for five days, then fasting for two. The problem, however, is that it might result in eating disorders with starvation and binging if followed incorrectly. [LiveScience]

Eyeball Eating: It might sound icky to some, but seriously, fish eyeballs are delicious. [NPR]

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