People No Longer Grossed Out by British Food; McDonald’s to Pay Out $17,500 to Fattened Employee


Peter Meehan on why he’s really into Chinatown these days: Sichuan hot pot in a bag, tofu, and barbecued parts.
[T Magazine]

Royal Caribbean cruise line’s newest ship, the 5,400-passenger Allure of the Seas, will house the first Starbucks outlet at sea.
[USA Today]

A recent survey reveals that the reputation of British food among foreigners is improving, nearly everywhere except in France.

A rash of cases involving kids being hospitalized after drinking beverages that combine alcohol and caffeine has highlighted the dangers of such drinks.
[NY Times]

Carol Smith has stepped down as the publishing director of Condé Nast’s food group. Paul Jowdy has returned as publisher of Bon Appétit and the Gourmet brand.

McDonald’s will pay $17,500 to an ex-employee who gained 65 pounds while working at the restaurant chain for 12 years.
[NY Daily News]


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