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Why Don’t More Restaurants Offer Retail-Priced Wine?; Are Fast Food Execs All Evil?

• Kauffman asks why more restaurants don’t offer their wine for off-site drinking at retail prices like À Côté, Terroir, and Heart do. [SFoodie]

• Mark Morford pens an angry rant about the executives who run fast food chains. [SF Gate]

Ritual Coffee eyes Boston. [NYT]

• Florence Fabricant is now penning a dining etiquette column for Diner’s Journal. [Diner’s Journal/NYT]

• Binge drinking has steadily risen in the United Kingdom over the past several years and the topic is a major part of this year’s elections. [WSJ]

• The FDA is not inspecting food manufacturing sites often enough, finds a new government report. [NYDN]

• Whole Foods will soon begin recycling customers’ wine corks. [Slashfood]

Why Don’t More Restaurants Offer Retail-Priced Wine?; Are Fast Food Execs