Condensed Makes a Comeback; McDonald’s Tries Oatmeal


• Condensed milk, once frowned upon by foodies, is now appearing on menus at high-end restaurants like wd~50. [NYT]

• Performers with the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus can get any dish they want at any time (and at cost!) in the circus train’s Pie Car. [Diner’s Journal/NYT]

• McDonald’s is testing $1.99 oatmeal in stores in Northern California, Baltimore, and D.C. [NRN]

• Just the thrill you’ve been waiting for: America’s Test Kitchen will soon release a Nintendo game. [Food Section]

Fresco by Scotto is selling frozen meals to customers nationwide in partnership with Schwan’s. [Crain’s]

• The European Union approved a biotech potato for cultivation yesterday. [NYT]