Food News Roundup: Lee Schrager, Top Chef, and Bacon Camp

  • Man wants tacos so bad he's willing to kill for them.....maybe he'll like the ones in prison...if they find him. [Herald]
  • Mayor Daley from Chicago says "I'm moving to Miami, where there are no taxes on food and no state income tax." [ChicagoTribune]
  • Lee Schrager talks about getting asked to unclog toilets at early South Beach Wine and Food Fest. [NYPost]
  • Top Chef renewed for 2010 by Bravo, season 7 casting calls coming to Miami soon. [Variety]
  • Bill Marriott talks about "see-through condos in South Florida" and the guest experience that includes organic food in Marriott hotels. [Sun Sentinel]
  • How To Leave Hialeah, book by Miami author Jennine Capó Crucet, has chapter on Noche Buena feast that features "two hundred pounds" of food. [AllHeadlines]
  • Texas city makes fun of Miami for beating them at America's fattest city 2009 as determined by  Men's Fitness Magazine. [HoustonChronicle]
  • Muscle Maker Grill, a New Jersey-born concept that places health-core food establishments around gyms and fitness centers, is coming to Miami, and Ft. Lauderdale. [CoStar]
  • Burger King to continue enticing folks with value options and value advertising in the Great Recession's Burger Wars. [Nation'sRestaurantNews]
  • Haitian American Top Chef contestant Ron Duprat talks about getting kicked off the show by Michelle Bernstein. [CleanPlateCharlie]
  • Bacon Camp has events in Miami. [DigitalCity]


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