An Insider's guide to restaurants, wine, spirits and culinary travel
Glass Half Full: 11/24/2017
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)
Because you never know exactly how
sandwiches will taste in the afterlife.
Lussi of Pennsylvania is buried with two Philly cheese steaks:
The ongoing mystery of Kirkland
Costco selling bottles of 18-year-old single malt Scotch for $38?
Republic National and Breakthru are
going to merge into one single mega-distributor of wine and spirits.
We all know
that elephants don’t run very fast. So if you want to breed a racing elephant,
don’t make it larger and heavier:
Next, the Hitler doughnut:
Portland is teary-eyed over the passing of Charles Manson.
If you lived here, you’d be grateful
it wasn’t worse.
superlative customer experience at a Florida Waffle House:
Don’t cry for me, Beefeater:
A new study
suggests that different types of booze have effects on our moods.
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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