Welcome to the weekend! Now’s the time to settle into a laid-back rhythm and catch up on all this week’s food news on the web. Here are the high-level highlights of the food stories we’ve been reading this week.
- Leftover French onion soup gets a second lease on life when you serve it as a strata for breakfast, lunch or dinner. [Serious Eats]
- You’ll never believe what Top Chef 14‘s newly-crowned winner did with the prize money. [Bravo]
- McDonald’s is focusing on speed: By the end of 2017, customers will be able to place orders via an app and have their food delivered directly to their homes or curbside. [Nation’s Restaurant News]
- Proof that people will do anything for a free wedding at Taco Bell: One bride-to-be designed a bridal gown made of Taco Bell burrito wrappers. [Eater]
- In Japan, breakfast lovers can now relax in real maple syrup baths that boast “gentle notes of vanilla.” [Grub Street]
- Locol, Roy Choi and Daniel Patterson’s community-focused fast-food concept, has revamped its menu to focus on more classics. [San Francisco Chronicle]