Burger King Signs Movie Deal; Chuck Schumer Loves Syrup


Burger King has signed a three-picture deal with Paramount to promote the studio's big summer movies. [WSJ]

Chuck Schumer recently wrote a letter to the IHOP CEO encouraging the chain to use real Vermont maple syrup in its New York branches. [NYP]

Internet recipe sites are a hit with budget-savvy consumers. [WSJ]

Dunkin' Donuts is slashing its latte prices in order to better compete with Starbucks and McCaf. [Urbanite/amNY]

A Tulsa man recently stumbled across the original formula for Dr Pepper in an antique store and purchased it for $200. It is expected to sell for at least $50,000. [NYP]

The Michelin Guide launched new iPhone apps to help eaters in New York and San Francisco find Guide-approved restaurants. [NYP]

AvroKO, the company behind Double Crown and Public, recently teamed up with designers Mona & Holly to create a line of women's clothing inspired by twentieth-century service uniforms. [Mouthing Off/Food & Wine]

After a drubbing in the Post, Morton's The Steakhouse is no longer charging for ice in its drinks. [Insatiable Critic]
Previously: City's Most Expensive Ice?

David Chang's Momofuku cookbook is set for an October 27 release. [Serious Eats NY]

Many foods that are commonly thought of as healthy actually contain less-than-healthy additives. [WSJ]

Now that the Kogi truck is old hat for Angelenos, a new Chinese-Mexican truck has launched. [Eater LA]