Can one man eat at 10 Danny Meyer restaurants in one day? Apparently so. The author’s Meyer Marathon started at Shake Shack, then continued with stops at Tabla, Gramercy Tavern, and ended at Maialino.
[Wall Street Journal]
Looking for your favorite gourmet food truck? There’s an app for that. Taco Loco, currently 99 cents for iPhone, maps truck-based taquerias. Designed for California, it allows users to see nearby mobile food vendors on the map and add favorite vendors.
British children eat 5.5 billion packed lunches per year, but only 1 percent of these meet the country’s tough nutritional standards for school meals, according to a recent study. Some 82 percent of lunchboxes contained foods high in saturated fat, salt, and sugar.
Chef Harald Wohlfahrt of Black Forest restaurant in Germany is designing meals for the crew of the International Space Station, including such dishes as braised veal cheeks with wild mushrooms and plum compote.
Gatorade bottles adorned with bootleg labels featuring a picture of Tiger Woods and the word “unfaithful” have been found in Colorado. A Gatorade spokesperson has said the labels were fakes. The FDA is investigating whether the contents were tampered with.
Hugh Jackman, of X-Men fame, will be the new face of Lipton Ice Tea. The brand’s European marketing director attributed the decision to sign him to the actor’s singing and dancing as the host of last year’s Academy Awards.