Vodka Makes a Comeback; Kombucha Tea Is Magical


• Long maligned by serious mixology types, vodka is slowly getting back on the high-end cocktail radar, with even high-end bars like New York’s PDT now offering vodka drinks. [Serious Eats]

• Sales of kombucha tea are rising and proponents claim it can do everything from cure a hangover to increase T-cell counts. [NYT]

• Dietician and Next Food Network Star contestant Katie Cavuto Boyle was hired by the Phillies to improve the way they eat. [Inquirer]

• Roughly 100 Teamsters, restaurant owners and politicians rallied at City Hall yesterday to voice their opposition to the sugary beverages tax. [KYW]

• A new president has taken the reins at Acme Supermarkets. [PBJ]