Growlers Are Really Hot Right Now; Italy’s ‘King of Culatello’ Comes to SF

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• Attention Beer Week attendees: Growlers, which are like moonshine jugs for beer, are “the beer accessory of the moment.” [NYT]

• Massimo Spigaroli, Italy’s most renowned producer of the rare salume known as culatello, comes to SF today and Incanto is hosting a dinner in his honor. [Incanto]

• A review of the most recent EAT event at 111 Minna, from Phoenix Supper Club chef Tommy Halvorson. [SFoodie]

• Target announced yesterday that it would no longer sell farmed salmon based on Seafood Watch’s 2010 recommendations. [Seafood Source]

• Airport eateries are seeing a boost in business, thanks to customers arriving at the airport earlier in case of long lines at security. [NYDN]

• Whole Foods will soon begin offering steeper employee discounts to workers with healthy BMIs. [NYDN]

• McDonald’s has introduced a new line of “McItaly” sandwiches and salads in its Italian locations, including a burger topped with olive oil, onion, and smoked pancetta. [The World Newser/ABC]

• Legendary French restaurants La Tour d’Argent and Tallivent have each passed on to their third generation of owners. [NYT]

• Bud Light will retire its “Drinkability” ad campaign during the Super Bowl in favor of something funnier. [WSJ]

Next Iron Chef contestant Eric Greenspan also appeared on The Millionaire Matchmaker. [Daily Dish/LAT]

Growlers Are Really Hot Right Now; Italy’s ‘King of Culatello’