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
Michelin is Launching a Bangkok Guide
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
to make a reservation, though (and bring piles of cash, of course):
The World’s Most Wanted Wines?
into the limited imaginations of wine collectors:
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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