Celebrity chef José Andrés offers asylum to octopus
July 7th, 2010
05:15 PM ET
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Chef José Andrés heeds the predictions of the World Cup octopus oracle that predicted a win for his native Spain.

"If Spain wins today octopus is out of all my menus! Word"

Then, "Octopus choose Spain over Germany !"

Anyone wanna pop into Bazaar or Minibar and see if he made good on his Tweet in the wake of of Spain's victory?

@chefjoseandres on Twitter

Previously - 5@5 with Jose Andres
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5@5 - Sommelier Paul Grieco
July 7th, 2010
05:00 PM ET
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5@5 is a daily, food-related list from chefs, writers, political pundits, musicians, actors, and all manner of opinionated people from around the globe.

Paul Grieco is the general manager and sommelier of Hearth restaurant, as well as two wine bars, Terroir and Terroir Tribeca, in New York City.

The irreverent wine guru is known for searching out inspiration in the more far flung regions of the vino world.

As a self-proclaimed Riesling-fanatic, Grieco's passion for the white wine runneth so deep, he dedicates an entire season to it. The "Summer of Riesling" includes temporary Riesling tattoos, a Riesling wine bar crawl, a concert featuring "four bands chosen for their high acidity, elegant concentration of fruit and incredible sense of place" and an audience with the Riesling Queen from Germany.

When he's not beating up Bordeaux or swirling Scheurebe, he's teaching his sons the important lessons about life in the restaurant biz.

Top Five Things He Wants to Teach His Sons: Paul Grieco

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Blogger Spotlight: Cincinnati Nomerati
July 7th, 2010
02:30 PM ET
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Every weekday, we're highlighting a local or regional blogger we think you ought to know about. We can’t be everywhere at once, so we look to these passionate eaters, cooks and writers to keep us tapped into every facet of the food world. Consider this a way to get to know a blog’s taste buds, because, well, you should.

Meet today's featured bloggers and blog:
Who: David and Laura Arnold, of Cincinnati Nomerati
Where: Cincinnati, Ohio
Twitter: @cincynomerati

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