Pot-Smoking Chefs Fuel Stoner Cuisine Movement; P.F. Chang Launches Private Wine Label
When "infamously gluttonous" Mario Batali jumps on the Meatless Mondays bandwagon, you know the campaign has legs.
The trend toward over-the-top fatty, carb-heavy foods may be fueled in part by chefs who smoke weed and the munchies marijuana induces.
P.F. Chang's has introduced two private-label wines, a sauvignon blanc and a syrah blend, joining a growing contingent of restaurants selling their own branded wines.
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Young, hip sommeliers like Paul Grieco of Terroir are not as enamored with Bordeaux as their predecessors. Burgundy is the new standard of excellence.
One Nation, Overweight is the latest TV documentary exploring obesity. CNBC correspondent Scott Wapner interviews experts and obese people seeking help.
John Ameroso was the city's first extension agent focused on farming, and now probably its last, as he formally retired in March.
Gordon Ramsay, who once got up to 250 lbs, says he doesn't like fat chefs because "it's just not a good advert[isement]" for the kitchen.
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