"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?
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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
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.
To many, it seems pretty cut and dried. Some kids' families can't afford to feed them enough at home - they should get a decent lunch at school. For free, ideally.
However others don't see it that way, as evidenced by the response to our Q & A with celebrity chef Tom Colicchio on the topic of childhood hunger and healthcare reform. Some heated debate ensued and in the interest of spurring open, honest dialogue about a weighty matter, here are some of the arguments that were presented.
On the child-free subsidizing school lunches via taxes
Scorpacciata is a term that means consuming large amounts of a particular local ingredient while it's in season. It's a good way to eat.
Sea beans - who knew? Well, perhaps all you clever coastal folks who have been crunching up these insta-pickles for centuries and not sharing with the rest of the class. Alternately called "glasswort," and "pickleweed," these succulents thrive along beaches and marshes and are possessed of a sharply salty, sour flavor that make the crisp fronds seem for all the world pre-brined - which, I suppose they are.
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In the summer months kudzu vine takes over Atlanta, growing at an astonishing rate. This summer, the growth of farmers' markets have made the kudzu's pace look positively glacial.
With markets springing up around the city, customers can shop a different market almost every day of the week. And while consumers may relish the convenience of having a market close by, some organizers are finding themselves with a distinct shortage of the one essential element: the farmers.