Korean Food Is Everywhere; How to Order Wine Cheaply


• Thanks in large part to the influence of David Chang, Korean cuisine is influencing everything from fast food to fine dining. [WSJ]

• Those looking to save money when ordering wine in restaurants would do well to avoid ordering Chardonnay, Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio, or anything by the glass. [WSJ]

• The number of people who have been sickened after eating at the U.K.’s Michelin three-starred restaurant the Fat Duck is now in the hundreds. [NYT]

O’Connor’s and Freddy’s are currently fighting a prank war. [NYT]

• Whole Foods will sell 31 of the Wild Oats stores it acquired in 2007, settling its antitrust suit. [WSJ]

• Harlem’s Pizzeria 123 was destroyed on Friday when a concrete wall collapsed into the restaurant. [Gothamist]

• Mandatory gratuities for small parties aren’t illegal per se, just frowned upon by the Department of Consumer Affairs. [Eater]