The Terroir of Tequila; A Restaurant in a Box!

• Learning about the terroir and aging of tequila. [Thinking of Drinking]

• Chef Nick Balla of Nombe talks about the most underrated restaurant in S.F., and the first mind blowing meal he ever had. [Scoop]

• Kauffman won another award. [SFoodie]

7x7 awards their 2010 Readers’ Choice Awards, and the choices are all pretty predictable. [7x7]

• The latest in nonstaurant concepts: Muvbox, a restaurant in a box (actually a shipping container), launched in Montreal. [Eater]

• The recent death of thousands of Louisiana oysters may have been caused not by the Gulf oil spill, but by the gallons of fresh water that was pumped into estuaries afterward. [WSJ]

• New York Times food writer Kim Severson will soon take over the paper’s Atlanta bureau. [Twitter via NYO]

• Sounds like some piece of blue plastic fell into the grinder one day at the Perdue plant making chicken nuggets. They’re issuing a recall. [Circle of Food]

• Despite the adulation it inspires, raw milk may actually be putting consumers at risk of disease. [Slate]

• Chile’s fishing industry is still reeling from this past fall’s earthquake. [WSJ]

• To promote their zero-calorie drink, Pepsi launched a revamped version of the company’s 1995 “Diner” ad, wherein Pepsi and Coke delivery drivers have a short-lived friendship. [AP]

The Terroir of Tequila; A Restaurant in a Box!