An Insider's guide to restaurants, wine, spirits and culinary travel
glass half full: 11/10/2017
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)
Great news: After admitting to sexual
harassment, you can still be a featured chef at the South Beach Food and Wine
He may have
resigned in disgrace from his restaurant group and participated in a corporate
culture of harassment, but celebrity chef John Besh is be a headliner at SoBe:
The price of white truffles is going
A season of
hot, dry weather in Italy has pushed the price to $3,000 per pound.
Remember Budweiser? You’re almost in
getting worse and worse for Anheuser-Busch InBev:
Because that whole wine and spirits
thing may turn out to be a passing fad:
buys a 10% stake in a Canadian cannabis company.
Trouble in paradise:
loses a Michelin star in the 2018 NYC guide:
And speaking of Michelin stars: These
two old farts don’t want you photographing their food.
If you dine
at The Waterside Inn, leave your iPhone in your pocket:
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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