Food FYI: Pizza Hut's cheeseburger-ringed pizza in Middle East
The Times reveals that Pizza Hut, pushing into new markets, has introduced a cheeseburger-crusted pizza in the Middle East. The meaty pie is topped with taco fixings and ringed with cheese-oozing mini burgers. It's called the "Crown Crust Pizza."
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KNOW YOUR BOURBON
Epicurious provides a bourbon guide from LeNell Smothers, who breaks down whiskeys high in rye, wheat and corn; small-batch; single-barrel; bottled-in-bond; and cask-strength.
Noma, the Copenhagen restaurant at the forefront of New Nordic cuisine, will pop up at Claridge's hotel in London for several days this summer, says the Telegraph.
MAD COW CASE
The Times reports that federal officials say a case of mad cow disease has been found in a dairy cow in California's Central Valley. Its meat did not enter the food chain, "so at no time presented a risk to the food supply or human health,” John Clifford, the USDA's chief veterinarian, said in a statement.
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