McWeddings Are A Go in Hong Kong; Arby’s Launches Angus Sandwich


Deep Blue Sushi at JetBlue’s Terminal 5 at JFK made a list of the top 10 airport restaurants in the country, as named by Frommer’s.

Think the elderly are content just eating pablum? Apparently, many older gourmands flout their doctors’ orders and eat whatever the hell they want.
[NY Times]

In Hong Kong, the much-touted McDonald’s McWeddings have begun. For $1,280, you get a “cake” made of stacked apple pies, gifts for guests, and invitation cards for 50.
[NY Times]

Noma’s René Redzepi says that getting farmers excited about becoming suppliers to his restaurant helped raise their self-esteem.
[Wall Street Journal]

A New York company is recalling dried fish imported from China because it may be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum spores, which can cause botulism.
[Food Safety News]

Arby’s has introduced the first in a line of premium menu items: a sandwich made with medium-rare Angus beef for $4.99.
[Nation’s Restaurant News]

Lumière and db Bistro Moderne, two Daniel Boulud restaurants in Vancouver, are closing their doors this month.
[Vancouver Sun]

Studies show that the five-second rule probably should be the zero-second rule. If there are bacteria on the floor, they will get on food no matter how briefly it sits there.
[NY Times]

A pizzeria owner in Pennsylvania was caught placing a bag of mice in the bathroom of a rival pizza joint, and subsequently arrested for “food terrorism.”
[FOX News]