A lot of people feel intimidated about shopping for wine at a wine store. Gut Check understands this -- for the uninitiated, darkening the doorway of a retailer that specializes in wine can be as daunting as walking onto a used-car lot: What are they going to try to sell me? How will I know if they' ... More >>
This is part two of Mabel Suen's Chef's Choice profile of Todd Lough of Bixby's. Part one can be found here. Part three, a recipe from Lough, will be posted on Thursday. Mabel SuenDid your family cook when you were a child? Not really. I started cooking for the family when I was twelve. Fir ... More >>
Today's news includes more melamine in China, bad news for Robert Mondavi's legacy and the enduring popularity of the White Russian.
Are better trade deals the key to solving the food crisis? (Bloomberg) South Korea says it will help North Korea combat a looming famine -- but only if North Korea asks for help. (AP) American wine pioneer Robert Mondavi has died. (New York Times) A Chicago company recalls meat on fears of E. col ... More >>
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