An Insider's guide to restaurants, wine, spirits and culinary travel

glass half full: 7/05/2017

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).

Why Food Has Become a Target for Nationalists

If you seek to ban kebabs, are you a passionate defender of native culture or a simple bigot?


Lost Dogs Return Home When Owners Cook Sausage

Their master’s voice:


Michelin is Launching a Bangkok Guide

"It's hard to say if the judges will be able to appreciate the flavors and complexity of Thai food."


The Alinea Team’s First NYC Bar is Officially Open

You’ll have to make a reservation, though (and bring piles of cash, of course):


The World’s Most Wanted Wines?

A glimpse into the limited imaginations of wine collectors: