Bizarre Foods Andrew Zimmern Gets Pig’s Foot at Babson; Puerto Rico Wants to Export Iguana Meat


• Andrew Zimmern lectured to Babson College students yesterday, urging them to travel during summer breaks. As a gesture of thanks from one adoring student, Zimmern received a pig’s foot in a baggie. [Herald]

• Puerto Rico has cold-blooded plans to murder its iguanas and export their meat, since there are too many of the critters roaming the region. Interesting plan, but who’s buying? [NYDN]

• Juicing is huge, both with Starbucks folks and all over. [NRN]

• New research shows that friends eating together mimic each other bite for bite; so if your lunch buddy is a scarfer, you might put on weight. [NYDN]

• Basically, all the fun foods (coffee, booze, chocolate, ice cream) are terrible for digestion, while boring ones like bananas are what you should eat. [ via Fox News]

• This woman must’ve really wanted her French fries: She pulled up to the McDonald’s pick-up window and tried to order there, blocking drive-through traffic until police finally had to come tase her. [Fay Observer