Obama’s Wine Secrets, No-Show Diners


Vegetarians can now say “I told you so.” According to a recently released study, eating any amount of red meat of any type increases your chances of premature death. [LA Times]

Obama has stopped disclosing the names of wines served at White House dinners. Oh, the deception! [Bloomberg]

Food prices are at a record high, and so is the net income of farmers, who earned nearly $98 billion last year. [NPR]

Brits have shunned the pub in favor of Continental-style drinking — that is, a relaxed glass of wine at home. It’s a move that has upset the country’s health authorities. [The Atlantic Health Channel]

How do restaurant owners and chefs react to no-show diners? Badly.

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