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Hub Chefs Find Home on TV; Feds Recommend Less Salt

• Boston chefs, like current Hell’s Kitchen contestants Jason Santos and Benjamin Knack, are finding a home on reality television. [Globe]

• A federal panel appointed to help set the nation’s dietary guidelines recommends less salt and saturated fat, and more vegetables and home cooking. [Diner’s Journal/NYT]

• Americans are eating more hummus than ever before, but seem to vastly prefer the flavored varieties. [NYT

• Flavored shaved ice is the dessert du jour at restaurants and shops across the country. [NYT]

• Lisa “Hungry Girl” Lillien will have her own show on the Cooking Channel. [Hungry Girl via Eater]

• 85 percent of children’s drinks contain so much lead that they may exceed federal limits, finds a new study. [NYDN]

Hub Chefs Find Home on TV; Feds Recommend Less Salt