An Insider's guide to restaurants, wine, spirits and culinary travel
glass half full: 3/9/2018
A roundup of the most interesting food, wine and spirits stories on the web (because even Al Gore, who invented it, doesn't have time to read them all)
The Hell with the Statues. What Did
They Put in Their Mouths?
stars ate and drank at the Oscars:
Grand Theft Reese’s
drugs, gambling, prostitution and loansharking: Candy is the way to earn.
You May Be Lonely, But You’ll Never
The world of
imaginary friends invades the wine space:
Gender Equality Finally Comes to the
World of Single Malt Scotch:
pandering, it’s just smooth:
When People Get Tired of Hearing You
Make Noise, Make Whiskey Instead.
Desperation Has Its Limits, Even When
It Comes to Survival.
pizza? No way, no how:
great wine for under $15?
It’s not a
typo, oxymoron or stupid question. There’s a lot of very good wine at very low
prices, but discovering it is a challenge---particularly when you’re strolling
the wine aisle of your local supermarket or beverage superstore, staring at a
tsunami of unfamiliar labels.
is Mark Spivak’s Affordable Wine Guide to
California and the Pacific Northwest, available as an e-book for $7.99. The
book profiles 43 producers and contains hundreds of wine reviews, and gives you
a clear-cut view of the good and the bad. The criteria are simple: What does
the wine taste like? What kind of food does it go with? Is it worth the money?
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