Jell-O Popular Again; Dining Habits of Millennials

• It had to happen: Jell-O is cool again. So much so that “avant-garde” chefs are taking advantage. [

• By observing “enigmatic” millennials in the wild, chain restaurant operators have figured out that the coveted 18 to 34 demographic enjoys snacking and socializing in restaurants. [NRN]

• This milk ad campaign is pissing off feminists since it insinuates that women with PMS are complete bitches who can be placated with a glass of cow juice. And this candy TV spot, which features dad man boobs, is just plain disturbing. [HuffPo, AdWeek]

• In the midst of free Slurpee day on Monday, the machine at one Inwood 7-Eleven broke. “We usually sell 100 to 200 Slurpees a day, the machines couldn’t take it,” the manager said. Unacceptable. [DNA Info]

• Jamie Oliver is ending a lucrative endorsement deal with the U.K.-based Sainsbury’s grocery chain to spend more time working with the Jamie Oliver Foundation. However, these celebrity chefs have no qualms about shilling for brands like Diet Coke and Crest. Right, Emeril? [HuffPo, Zagat Buzz]

• The author of the book Junk Foodie offers tips on making Balinese springs rolls out of orange Fruit Roll-ups, grapefruit jelly beans, and Utz Red Hot Potato Chips, among other disgusting-sounding recipes. [WSJ]

• In case you’re chomping for your next undersea fix, the Times reviews the city’s latest crop of lobster rolls … and finds that most of them don’t stack up. [NYT]

Jell-O Popular Again; Dining Habits of Millennials