News from the world of food and wine that you might have missed this week.
- If you can stand to read anything about the U.S. Congress these days, here is a primer on the farm bill on which they are currently “working”.
- The French have suspended their recently-approved law requiring two breathalyzers in every car.
- For Gin and Tonic fans a paean to that staple of summers past which is undergoing a rebirth.
- A real Greek salad with Grilled Sardines.
- But if Greece isn’t on your travel itinerary how about Baltimore for some low-brow kitsch—a restaurant that serves Elvis pancakes, piled with bananas and stuffed with bacon, 24/7.
- Or more kitsch–a dive bar in Melbourne located in a mobile home.
- It is really hard to get people to try unusual fish.
- End world hunger with a universal food printer.
- Should an Amish farmer go to jail for selling unpasteurized milk?
- This is predictable. Washington State is now bringing us pigs on pot for a better pork loin.
- What was the cause of the mid-19th Century Irish potato famine? Now we know.
- Investing in Bordeaux “super-seconds” is no longer such a good idea.