A Heart Attack on a Plate Paired With a Glass of…


Slashfood enlists the help of a master sommelier-in-training to suggest wine pairings for foods like KFC’s dirty Double Down sandwich and those now-famous deep-fried butter balls from the Texas State Fair. For the Double Down, says Gretchen Roberts, who also writes the blog Vinobite: “Wine is good for the heart, so balance that baby out with a glass of refreshing and palate-cleansing Chablis or Sancerre.” And be sure to hold your glass by the stem like true oenophile lest your chicken-greasy hands leave prints on the glass.