Today's edition of Lunch Room Chatter features news on White House holiday wines and a battle over which city has the more florid wine descriptions.
Spirits columnist Jason Wilson works his way through 17 classic cocktails that have managed to escape his lips up until now. First up: the tequila cocktail known as El Diablo
Former Zaytinya chef Mike Isabella joined Deputy Food Editor Bonnie Benwick to dissect the latest episode of "Top Chef All-Stars."
Think small but substantial.
Today's edition of Lunch Room Chatter looks at robot waiters in China, the top fast-food inventions of 2010, and other topics.
Once again, drama AND good food this week -- and Jamie's managed to set some sort of record.
What's in, what's out for the season.
Just two months after it was ordered to close, Rogue States is apparently set to reopen on Dupont Circle with a new venting system.
Jose Andres is launching an eight-seat concept within the Jaleo in Las Vegas, offering 15 to 20 small courses, but the chef says it's not Sin City's version of the Minibar.
After months of delay, former Teatro Goldoni chef Enzo Fargione has finally signed a lease for his first place, ELISIR, a mostly tasting menu restaurant.
It's lunch time, which means another helping of food news links to get you through the hour. We have news on fruits, vegetables, and a farmer who's gone zen in the name of growing them.
Where can a newbie brewer turn for advice?
Lunch Room Chatter gives you a daily dose of food news, ideas, and commentary. Today: Terrorists aim for your salad bar and other scary thoughts.
What makes those January cookbook titles less appealing than December's?
Columnist Jim Shahin offers the last of his holiday gift suggestions for the poor souls who must grill or smoke indoors.
In this fourth and final installment of our Brickskeller retrospective, we look at how little the Dupont Circle saloon has changed over the years.