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  1. big chills
    Very Fancy Ice Is Completely Frivolous and Absolutely PerfectIt’s beautiful. It’s pointless. It’s the pleasure of going out.
  2. 3 Wines to Shake Up Your Wintery WeekendNothing better to shake up your quarantine routine than with an exciting new wine, from a brand known for its boundary-breaking red blend.
  3. 3 Expert Ways to Pair Whisky With Your Favorite FoodAccording to chef Greg Baxtrom and restaurateur Max Katzenberg.
  4. health concerns
    World’s Most Depressing Study Confirms All Alcohol Is Bad for YouThere are no ifs, ands, or buts about it.
  5. news you can booze
    $100 Million Study Will Determine Once and for All If Alcohol Is HealthyOnly minor problem: It’s majority-funded by the liquor industry.
  6. the future
    World’s Coolest Scientist Predicts Hangovers Could Be Eliminated by 2050So-called “alcosynth” would solve a lot of other problems associated with traditional booze, too.
  7. News You Can Booze
    A Government Report Says Every Cocktail You Drink Costs the Economy $2New CDC data attaches a very high figure to the nation’s drinking habit.
  8. Science
    A New Study Says Alcohol Literally Makes Bad Food Smell BetterMore good news for Taco Bell!
  9. Grub Guides
    21 New Cocktails That Will Make You Feel Even More Excited About SpringIt’s time for rhubarb syrup, fresh berries, and riffs on the Pimm’s Cup.
  10. Sloshed
    Sloshed: 10 Putrid Drinks You Might Actually LoveGet ready to embrace the next level of serious imbibing.
  11. Grub Guides
    Get Drunk, Stay Warm: 14 New Hot, Comforting Cocktails’Tis the season to spike apple cider, hot chocolate, and tea.
  12. Grub Guides
    Beyond Angostura: 14 Small-Batch Bitters You Need to TryIncluding Bittercube, Scrappy’s, and Hella.
  13. New Rules
    How, Exactly, the Sugary-Drink Ban Will Affect You [Update: It Won’t Affect YouCan you drink venti Frappuccinos the same way? What about marshmallow vodka? Gatorade? We’ve got all possible scenarios covered.
  14. Silly Laws
    In Utah, Restaurants Still Can’t Pour Alcohol in Front of CustomersThe “Zion curtains” rule might get repealed.
  15. What to Eat
    Damage Control: What You Should Be Binge-Eating When You’re DrunkBurger and fries: No. Peanut butter sandwich: Yes.
  16. Brain Freeze
    Freeze Out: The Crackdown on Liquid Nitrogen Cocktails Begins in EnglandThe U.K. Health Minister says the bars have been warned.
  17. Studies
    Nursing the Bottle: New Parents Drinking MoreInfants aren’t the only ones hitting the bottle.
  18. Bag Up
    That Red Bull–and-Vodka Will Lead to Unprotected (Yet Energetic) SexCaffeinated cocktails could lead to sex, babies.
  19. Marketing Gimmicks
    New, Possibly Dangerous, Sprays Let People Avoid Hassle of Eating and DrinkingOne spray lets people enjoy “the sensorial pleasure of alcohol without posing a threat to your health.”
  20. Mediavore
    No Alcohol Ads for the MBTA; Mormon Food Is Actually Quite ExcitingPlus human fetuses in food production and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  21. Mediavore
    Cilantro and Chicken Recalled; The French Are Wrong About Letting Kids DrinkPlus low corn yields will likely keep food costs high; and Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s late husband gets a recipe tribute, all in our morning news roundup.
  22. Alcohol
    New Options for IntoxicationSome new underground, waterside, and warehouse bars.
  23. Mediavore
    Court Eases Rules For Stop-and-Goes; Avocados and Mangoes Make Men More FertilePlus: doughnut shops are, like, a thing in Shanghai, all in our morning news roundup.
  24. Mediavore
    Coffee Drinkers Unfazed by Wawa’s Price Hike; Moderate Drinking MayPlus: Attorneys argue that pizza is not a missile; and fear of an impending nuclear disaster in Japan has grocery stores shelves stripped bare, all in our morning news roundup.
  25. Mediavore
    Cooking Matters Gets a Boost From Campbell’s Soup; T.G.I. Friday’sPlus: Thriftiness will continue among restaurant diners; and starch resistant foods will likely give way to a high carb diet fad, all in our morning news roundup.
  26. Mediavore
    Holiday Drinkers Run a Higher Risk of Heart Problems Than Everyday Drinkers; ThePlus only Texas has more licensed hunters than Pennsylvania, and boozy whipped cream may replace Four Loko for teenage thrill seekers, all in out morning news roundup.
  27. Mediavore
    City Council Blocks Expansion of an Upper Roxborough Community Garden;Plus Iron Chef tanks in Australia, and college administrators crack down on “drunkorexia” all in our morning news roundup.
  28. Mediavore
    NJ Pushes Fertilizer Ban to Save Aquatic Life in Barnegat Bay; Chefs DeemPlus L.A.’s Food Policy Task Force works to get food stamps accepted at every farmers market, and carrying weapons in bars and restaurants that serve alcohol is a hot topic, all in our morning news roundup.
  29. Mediavore
    Gov. Rendell Promotes Healthcare for Restaurant Workers; PA State Senator WantsPlus a federal advisory panel is leaning towards endorsing genetically modified salmon, and a Kentucky man claims too much coffee led him to strangle his wife, all in our morning news roundup.
  30. Booze You Can Use
    Brown Liquor Made Safe for LadiesWho says on the rocks isn’t “female-friendly”?
  31. Mediavore
    Padma Lakshmi Offers Baby Gender Clues; Russia Sets Higher Price on VodkaPadma Lakshmi offers hints to her baby’s identity and Russia makes a move to curb alcoholism.
  32. Studies
    Sweet, Life-giving Booze?A bizarre study indicates that alcohol might just save your life.
  33. Mediavore
    Rice Cakes Recalled; BPAs Are Not Banned in Baby BottlesA Gardena company is recalling its rice cakes, but BPAs will still be allowed in baby bottles.
  34. Mediavore
    Deep Fried Butter Stars in a Texas Fair; McDonald’s Loses ‘McCurry’ CopyrightA Texas fair serves a new deep-fried snack and McDonald’s loses a copyright suit.
  35. Booze News
    To Drink or Not to Drink?New studies have somewhat conflicting things to say about booze and cancer.
  36. Spirits
    Liquid LocavoresBy spring, a husband-and-wife team plans to introduce vodka made in their Long Island distillery using ingredients grown in the New York region.
  37. Random Silliness
    Scariest Time-Waster Ever: The Alcoholic Calorie CounterA British binge-drinking widget may just be the funnest and most horrifying toy we’ve played with in a while.
  38. Terminal Cases
    Crucial: JetBlue Terminal to Offer 400 Varieties of WineWith its October opening just around the corner, it’s time to break down the new JetBlue food court by the numbers.
  39. Luxury Will Never Die
    Timing Is EverythingJust in time for the financial crisis, it’s $2,000 whiskey!
  40. Foodievents
    To Do: Talk Vinegar, Taste BordeauxThe author of ‘The Billionaire’s Vinegar’ discusses fake vintages while you drink real ones.
  41. Two’s a Trend
    Hotels Jump on the Mixology TrainBoth the Marriott chain and Brooklyn’s Nu Hotel have brought in cocktail gurus with cred.
  42. Adult Education
    School’s (Passed) OutCombining at least one of our favorite things, Brasserie Cognac is rolling out four weeks of ‘Cognac School’ starting October 18.