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

glass half full: 9/8/2017

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)

Wine flour is apparently a thing. Would you bake with it?

Personally, we’d do what any sane person would do: reconstitute it back into wine and drink it.


Ten things we don’t know about Screaming Eagle.

Great piece by wine blogger W. Blake Gray.


It’s OK to put ketchup on hot dogs.

Don’t believe what Obama and Bourdain tell you:


The forgotten history of black bartenders.

Eleven people who made a unique contribution to mixology:


The definitive case for designated drivers.

Man so drunk he forgets he sold his own car:


And the winner of the Wrong Place, Wrong Time competition:

Thieves rob a police retirement party.