Lightning Round: Burritos, Irn-Bru, and Bakeries

By Frazer Jones
Chipotle wants you to have a free burrito in February! (All you have to do is order a sofritas burrito on January 26, if thats not too hard to arrange...
  • Chipotle wants you to have a free burrito in February! (All you have to do is order a sofritas burrito on January 26, if that’s not too hard to arrange.) ~ Foodbeast
  • Popular Scottish drink Irn-Bru has a new look that’s showing off its heritage with tartan designs from all over the country. ~ FoodBev
  • Fifteen minutes of fame may have come and gone for the cronut, but luckily for everyone Dominique Ansel has many more tricks up his sleeve. The pastry chef has announced plans to open a new bakery focusing on desserts made to order. ~ New York Times
  • The world is expected to reach a population of 9 billion by 2050, and food production is going to need to increase significantly to keep that population fed. At the Cornell Food Systems Global Summit last month, experts discussed methods for improving food production and efficiency such as reducing water waste and better access. ~ Food Navigator
  • In light of California’s foie gras ban being overturned, Grub Street talked to Alma chef Ari Taymor about what makes the ban problematic. ~ Grub Street
  • Can McDonald’s bring back customers with healthier options and a more upscale look? Its Sydney test restaurant “The Corner” is making headlines by making an earnest go of the idea. ~ TakePart

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