An Insider's guide to restaurants, wine, spirits and culinary travel
glass half full: 12/8/2017
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)
Your dog wishes he/she were in
Germany for the holidays.
has unveiled a line of pet-friendly beer and wine:
The restaurant of your dreams.
thing, no clothes---but more importantly, no iPhones:
Forget cryogenics---VSOP is cheaper.
last, we get the skinny on Frédéric Chopin’s Cognac-pickled heart:
Anyone up for a glass of Chateau Egg
Why did we
think the Chinese would buy Bordeaux châteaux
and not change their names?
Dine with the stars.
Here are the
cities with the most Michelin stars in 2017:
Some people are so greedy that they
need to steal tips from busboys.
still under the impression that Mario Batali is a nice guy, read this:
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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