Some of the week's biggest food and drink stories
Weekly Media Mix
The Daily Byte's Weekly Media Mix rounds up the week's big food stories.
• McDonald's will serve certified sustainable fish across Europe. [Huffpo]
• German officials confirm bean sprouts as the source of the E. coli outbreak. [Guardian]
• Michael Anthony is named a chef-partner at Gramercy Tavern. [GS]
• Despite an economic boost, restaurants seem to still be trending downscale. [WSJ]
Press • Michael Bauer gives advice on how to handle being served by a waiter who is high. [Scoop]
• Contestant on Food Network's The Great Food Truck Challenge creates the world's most expensive kebab (costing $1,227) to promote the show. [Huffpo]
Products • Alternative therapy featuring a variety of cured meats. [Atlantic]
• Boston restaurants ban together to raise funds for tornado victims. [GS]
Industry • This Father's Day, buy dad a beer on Facebook courtesy of T.G.I. Friday's [UPI]
Shame of the Week
• Papaya King posts racy billboards throughout L.A. [AdWeek]
• Curtis Stone cooks a romantic meal with Conan O'Brien. [Team Coco]
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