Drinking with Don Draper - where to find Mad Men's classic cocktails
March 23rd, 2012
06:30 PM ET
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Kate Krader (@kkrader on Twitter) is Food & Wine's restaurant editor. When she tells us where to find our culinary heart's desire, we listen up.

Drumroll, please. The feverishly awaited premiere of Mad Men’s newest season is almost here. Hopefully you’ve all been drinking like Don Draper in anticipation of the moment (Sunday, March 25th at 9 pm ET, if you’re synchronizing your countdown). In fact, it’s increasingly easy to drink like the Old Fashioned-swilling star of show.

According to statistics from the Kentucky Distillers’ Association, last summer more than five million barrels of bourbon and other whiskeys were aging in Kentucky. That’s the highest inventory since 1982. To celebrate Mad Men’s new season with Old Fashioneds, or some of the show’s other signature drinks, here’s a guide to places that specialize in them, plus some scenes from Mad Men that made them famous.

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5@5 - Get to know Greek grapes
March 23rd, 2012
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.

It'd be a tragedy for you not to try the wines of Greece, that is if Andrea Englisis has a say in it.

Englisis is co-owner of Athenee Importers, the largest importer and distributor of wine, spirits and beer from Greece and Cyprus in the United States. She also holds the Diploma in Wine and Spirits (DWS).

Five Greek Wine Alternatives: Andrea Englisis

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March 23rd, 2012
12:30 PM ET
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"Most of the time in culinary, your background doesn't matter."

Eating in prison may not sound too appealing, but the lunch menu at a minimum-security facility in Concord, Massachusetts may change your mind. CNN Photojournalist Bob Crowley shows us how some inmates there at the Fife and Drum restaurant are cooking and serving up lunch to the public, all for just three dollars and twenty-one cents.

Previously - Last orders – death row menu requests and Inmates grow roots as jailhouse farmers and Your steak was cooked by a criminal

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Box lunch: Sustainability and self-heating food
March 23rd, 2012
12:00 PM ET
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Sink your teeth into today's top stories from around the globe.

  • Is Katniss Everdeen a model for sustainable eating? - Food & Wine

  • No microwave required with self-heating cans of food. - Guardian

  • Journeys in beer: One man's hunt for a very rare brew. - Bites on Today

  • Sorry raw foodists, cooking made major changes in human development. - io9
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National chips and dip day
March 23rd, 2012
09:00 AM ET
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While you're frying up some eggs and bacon, we're cooking up something else: a way to celebrate today's food holiday.

Chip in, then dip in - March 23 is National Chips and Dip Day!

You can easily and impulsively start a party with a bag of chips and a mountain of dip. Whether you're gathered around the TV for March Madness or want to spice up your evening with party fare instead of a meat and potatoes dinner, chips and dip are the perfect savory snack.

No matter what flavor you favor, there is a chip and a dip to suit your mood. Get spicy with Mexican-style salsa, guacamole or a hefty seven-layer dip and serve it up with tortilla or corn chips. Go hearty with a meat dip that quickly goes from appetizer to dinner with this sausage, bean and spinach dip.

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