Papa John’s Big Super Bowl Pizza Giveaway; Taco Bell Counter Sues Over Fake Meat Claim


Papa John’s is offering a free pizza to everyone in America if the Super Bowl goes into overtime. But there’s a catch: You have to register for the chain’s customer loyalty program, “Papa Points,” before 11:59 p.m. ET on February 5. [USA Today]

The Flying Pig food truck in L.A. is now suing the porn production company that borrowed the truck as the setting for its XXX-rated The Flying Pink Pig movie. [Gather]

There’s more than one kind of Chinese noodle in town these days. In Chinatown alone, you can find Mount Qi noodles from Shaanxi and dao xiao mian from Fujian. [NY Times]

How dangerous is it to drink the milk of older cows pumped with antibiotics? The FDA is fighting the dairy industry to find out. [NY Times]

For the micro-über-locavore, mushroom-cultivation kits are all the rage. The kits allow you to grow fungi — be it shiitake or hen of the woods — in a controlled environment. [Wall Street Journal]

Taco Bell has threatened legal action against the woman who is suing the chain for its use of what she calls fake meat. [Nation’s Restaurant News]

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on January 26, 2011


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