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Thursday, February 14, 2008

The Morning Brew: Thursday, 2.14

Posted By on Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 10:10 AM

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Happy Valentine's Day. Should you not heed my advice from a few days ago and venture to a restaurant with your sweetheart, do not order the escolar (a.k.a. Hawaiian butterfish). it's been known for a while that escolar can lead to some, um, explosive problems, but it's back in the news lately. (Radar)

The always informative Eric Asimov on finding good values among the unloved vintages of Bordeaux, Burgundy and other much sought-after wines. (New York Times)

A new Swedish study finds that eating fast food damages the liver. Of course, the test subjects consumed fast food at a rate similar to Morgan Spurlock in Supersize Me. (ABC News)

The same study finds that eating fast food raises good cholesterol as well. (AHN)

-Ian Froeb

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