This week in food blogs:
Food Republic revealed five things you should know about fracking and food.
The Daily Meal gave us 10 fantastic wine cocktails. And we could really use one right about now.
The Feast uncovered great happy-hour deals in Midtown and Chelsea.
The Food Section looked into reasons to defend GM foods.
Midtown Lunch sang the praises of the super-spicy meat at Blue Halal Cart.
Zagat Buzz posted its 10 new rules of dining etiquette. To recap: Chivalry is dead (women should pay, too). Long live chivalry (men should still open doors).