The Future of Fast-Food Workers, the Restaurant with 12,000 Reservations & More

Everything you might have missed this week

We get it, you're busy. We're swamped, too—busy combing the Internet to keep you in the loop amid this fast-moving world, that is. Head into the weekend with these articles, food-related deep dives and Tasting Table reads stored away as dinner party conversation fodder. 

All About Food

• With higher minimum wages, "it just makes sense" to replace workers with robots, one fast-food CEO says.

• Even the country's most well-known restaurateur doesn't seem to know how to solve sexual harassment in restaurants.

• Hell's Kitchen, Gordon Ramsay's newest restaurant, is the hottest resto in Las Vegas. Read: 12,000 reservations in 10 days. 

• While you're stocking up on Thin Mints, why don't you send some Girl Scout Cookies to Hurricane Harvey responders?

• The sugar giant behind Nutella is about to get bigger than you could possibly imagine.

• Your beloved Diet Coke just got a huge face-lift

• Bangkok's only Michelin-star street food vendor wants to give the award back.

Around the Web

• Siri, Google Home, Cortana . . . why exactly are all our virtual assistants female?

• An incredible photojournalism piece on what kids around the world eat over the course of one week proves pizza is a universal language.

• The world's most trending destination of 2018 is one you likely haven't heard of. 

This Week on TT

• The winners of Donald Trump's "Fake News Awards" are getting free lunch from José Andrés.

• Every national park is free to visit for one day only.

• You won't have to wait until 2019 to get your Game of Thrones fix.