McCafe Frappe Arrives in Philly; Vietnamese/Cajun Cuisine on the Rise

• McDonald’s McCafe Frappe is now available in Philadelphia. [QSR Web]

• Vietnamese restaurants serving modified Cajun cuisine are on the rise throughout the South and in California. [NYT]

• The Qsine restaurants on Celebrity Eclipse cruise ships are now equipped with iPads for ordering. [Travolution via Feast]

• There are now a few hundred more restaurants in New Orleans than there were before Hurricane Katrina. [NYT]

• Gordon Ramsay gave up at mile 20 of the London Marathon. [Telegraph]

• Opening a restaurant in a hotel or condo development is a great way for a young chef to bypass many of the traditional financing issues. [Time]

McCafe Frappe Arrives in Philly; Vietnamese/Cajun Cuisine on the Rise