Paris' Slammer Grub Beats Its Bum Rap
It ain't the Hilton, but even California prison food has standards
By Dustin Lushing,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 14, 2007 8:15 AM CDT
Hotel heiress Paris Hilton (C-R), who could face jail time for...   (Getty Images (by Event))
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(Newser) – Cuisine at the LA County Jail may not be fit for an heiress, but meals in the California's penitentiary system are surprisingly appetizing, the Chronicle reports. Paris Hilton has reportedly been turning up her nose at provisions in the poke, although state regulations require chow to be tasty, varied and nourishing.

The municipal menu must meet tough nutritional standards and include at least one hot meal a day, from pancakes to pepper steak—the county even offers 47 different meal plans that cater to health and religious needs. But Paris should be forewarned if she thinks the hot dogs are bad: Troublemakers get a dry "disciplinary loaf" of milk, vegetables and ground beef.