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  1. Booze News
    Eighteenth-Century Rum Made by Slaves Breaks Records at Christie’s AuctionThe bottles alone would sell for thousands on eBay.
  2. Mediavore
    Jets Player Writes Food Column; Kids Reject Jamie Oliver’s LunchPlus: a wine dispute at Christie’s, a barbecue legend dies, and more in our daily news roundup.
  3. Mediavore
    Big Bucks for Burgundy; Sriracha Is EverywherePlus: Poland Spring doesn’t like New York’s bottle deposit, and Wendy’s goes after Starbucks, all in our morning news roundup.
  4. Trans-Fat Express
    Trans Fats Out of City Restaurants by July 1First they came for the Crisco…
  5. Mediavore
    Bloomberg’s a Cookie Fiend; L.A. Resists Cupcake TrendMayor Bloomberg calls the oatmeal-raisin cookies served up at Gracie Mansion “addictive,” an opinion not shared by Giuliani, who didn’t care for the in-house baker’s sweets. [NYDN] Fresh owner Eric Tevrow pleaded guilty to pocketing more than $1 million in sales and payroll taxes from his restaurants. [NYP] Tickets for Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s tribute dinner at next year’s South Beach Wine & Food Festival have already sold out, despite being $500 a pop. Naturally, scalpers are already reselling them on eBay. [NYP]
  6. Trans-Fat Express
    Trans-Fat Ban: The Restaurants at RiskWhere would we be without trans fats? The joys of margarine and shortening know no end in New York. Few restaurants care to admit to using it. But going by our taste buds and instinct for human nature, we’ve got ten educated guesses at great local restaurants with foods containing the magical substance. None of these dishes would be the same with replacement fat: It would be better to stop serving them entirely. But a ban poses more risk to the business of some restaurants than others, of course. A RUB without the deep-fried Oreos would still be the city’s best barbecue, but if the Arepa Lady had to spray Pam on her griddle, even her cult might disband.