Mario Batali Criminal Investigation

All the news and stories you 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

• Mario Batali is being criminally investigated by the New York Police Department.

• How some chefs accused of sexual misconduct are still making money off their restaurants.

• What Starbucks has in store for its day of racial bias training.

• "I hate roasting chicken. There, I said it."

• More workers are filing sexual harassment suits against McDonald's.

• Subway just conducted the saddest Twitter poll in existence.

• Robert De Niro is banning the president from all of his restaurants. 

Around the Web

• The U.S. Postal Service is launching scratch-and-sniff stamps.

• The best part of the royal wedding? The after-party beer pong.

This Week on TT

• America's favorite burger chain isn't Shake Shack or In-N-Out.

• Alton Brown releases a wonderfully weird music video.

• After seven seasons, ABC cancels The Chew.

• You can now get Heinz ketchup-flavored ice cream.  

• Kegged rosé is here for summer, because normal wine bottles are boring.

• A new study finds frozen produce is actually healthier than fresh. 

• IPA-flavored nut butter lets you have beer for breakfast.

• Romaine lettuce is finally safe to eat again.