Food News Roundup: Death by Walk-In, Animal Dudes Talk Foie + Vintage LA Restaurants
Anne FishbeinVinny Dotolo (left) and Jon Shook at Animal
If you've ever worked in a restaurant kitchen, you have undoubtedly had the irrational fear that you won't be able to get out of the walk-in, and you'll die in there. Turns out that fear isn't so irrational: Huffpost Food reports that a restaurant owner in Tennessee was found dead inside his walk-in freezer. Here's the nightmare line: "Authorities said a button that normally opens the cooler from the inside wasn't working."
In other restaurant related horror, a woman was bitten by a rabid skunk while eating at a Jimmy Buffett restaurant.
Josh Ozersky has an article on Time.com about the "A-Funk Collective," young, talented Asian-American chefs, including Roy Choi and Kris Yenbamroong of Night + Market.
Food GPS has published the second installment of LA's Top Selling Restaurant Dishes. You can find installment one, from back in December, here.
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