An Insider's guide to restaurants, wine, spirits and culinary travel
glass half full: 8/31/2017
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)
There’s nothing better than a federal
judge who doesn’t mind a little wood pulp in his grated Parmesan.
the guys in the robes that set protective standards for us all:
Next time you encounter a threatening
grizzly in the wild, distract him with some kale.
change is turning grizzlies into vegetarians:
Those damned pirates---they’re so
herding cats is difficult?
If you think it’s bad now, just wait
until the Super Bowl.
facing a national emergency of potentially catastrophic proportions:
In case you were wondering why you
should always keep a gin and tonic on your nightstand.
it’s not just for curing malaria anymore.
Just when you thought the craft beer
boom was starting to head south.
releases an IPA brewed with marijuana extracts:
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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