NEWS: IKEA’s Swedish Midsummer Buffet, the Hands-Free Whopper Holder, Cronut Scalping, and More


[Photo from Gothamist]

Mark your calendars: IKEA in Red Hook is hosting its first Swedish Midsummer Buffet on June 14! (Gothamist)

Introducing: the Hands-Free Whopper Holder, so you don’t have to move anything but your mouth when you eat your Whopper.  (Eater)

It’s Burger Week in LA! (Serious Eats)

Egg Rolls and Egg Creams come together in this eclectic food festival in the LES this coming Sunday.  (Time Out NY)

If anyone wants to go on a Hipsters Food Tour… (Groupon)

The Dining + Design series returns to The New School on June 10 with Chef David Chang and architect Anwar Mekhayech. (The New School)

Need an idea for a boozy brunch in NYC? (Dipsology)

Startup fail, lessons learned, but does anyone want to help this woman get rid of 30,000 boxes of gourmet chocolate? (Wall Street Journal)

Have people seriously started scalping the croissant-donut hybrid, the cronut? (Craigslist)

Starbucks is banning smoking from within 25 feet of its premises.  (LA Times)