Puccio Becomes Partner in Marlowe; Blackmailer Threatens to Poison World’s Priciest Wine

Jennifer Puccio
Jennifer Puccio Photo: Grub Street

• Following some great reviews, co-owner Anna Weinberg has made chef Jennifer Puccio a partner in the business at Marlowe. [Scoop/Chron]

• Local brewmasters have been flocking to Monk’s Kettle. [SFoodie]

• While in town for the Beards, Michael Bauer dropped in on Nate Appleman, Daniel Holzman, and Jonnatan Leiva to sample their new wares. [Between Meals]

• A French blackmailer attempted to extort one million euros from the estate of Romanée-Conti, the world’s most expensive wine. [Telegraph]

• In response to demand from busy guests, more and more hotels are introducing grab and go food options. [NYT]

• At a Tuesday dinner thrown by food artist Jennifer Rubell, guests had to break down a glass wall to get to their lamb legs and pop balloons to access dessert. [NYP]

• Huh… Spike Mendelsohn has developed a burger inspired by the Associated Press: a patty topped with bacon, a fried egg, American cheese, corned beef hash, and Good Stuff Sauce. [Salon]

• Andrew W.K. wants to open a restaurant devoted to all things spicy. [Fork in the Road/VV]

Puccio Becomes Partner in Marlowe; Blackmailer Threatens to Poison World’s