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Canlis and Wild Ginger Snag Wine Honors; Tracing Food Trends

ARBITRARY LISTICLES Wine Enthusiast just revealed its list of America's 100 best restaurants for wine, and two Seattle establishments make the cut: Canlis, with its 18,000+ bottle wine cellar and five staff sommeliers, and Wild Ginger, offering 500 bottles and 36 wines by the glass. The Herbfarm in Woodinville and The Marc in Walla Walla are also name-checked. [Wine Enthusiast]

TRENDY FOOD Eater contributor and KIRO reporter Rachel Belle talks with David Sax, author of a book on food trends called The Tastemakers: Why We're Crazy For Cupcakes But Fed Up With Fondue. Take-aways: Sax says the cupcake trend can be linked to 9/11 and the bacon craze first got going in the fast food industry. [KIRO]

WINE WIRE In more wine news, Jameson Fink checks in with Aragona's Master Sommelier/Wine and Service Director Chris Tanghe in his latest Wine Without Worry podcast. Listen up. [EaterWire]
[Photo: Canlis/Facebook]

Wild Ginger

1239 Park Street, , CA 94501 (510) 263-8128 Visit Website


2576 Aurora Avenue North, , WA 98109 (206) 283-3313 Visit Website