Here’s Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Pepper Pot Soup; ‘Rachael vs. Guy Celebrity Cook-Off’ Is Bound to Ruin Your New Year’s Day

• Turns out pepper pot soup, the tripe stew that helped win the American Revolutionary War, is actually a Caribbean export brought to the colonies through slave trade. [Guardian]

• Like whiskey? So does the world. Here’s a look on what’s going on with your favorite bottles everywhere from India to the Netherlands. [Guardian]

• The Drunkest Cities of the Year list is out, and sadly, or awesomely, one of us at Grub Street was born and raised in city #2. (Hence, the tpyos?) [Eater]

• Jamie Oliver is in hot water for creating, what some are calling a "heart attack meatball sandwich." Hope all his haters have a bite. [Daily Mail]

• Just as your hangover is wearing off this Sunday, you’re in for another migraine: the highly anticipated “Rachael vs. Guy Celebrity Cook-Off,” is starting at 9pm EST. [NYP]