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

glass half full: 9/13/2017

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)

You may not have survived Hurricane Irma, but your wine did.

Forget about the human side of it---let’s focus on salvaging those wine collections:


One man’s trash, another man’s treasure.

Chefs are bringing “under-loved” fish species to the restaurant table:


We thought Red Chardonnay would be a runaway hit.

Five spectacular spirits failures from the creators of Bailey’s:


But what do the millennials say in return?

Chocolate now comes in a hedonistic pink color that “speaks” to the younger set:


How to avoid hiring chefs who are drug dealers.

A sober lesson for the 21st century:


Three new Masters of Wine explain how they ran the gauntlet.

How to pass one of the most difficult exams on earth: