• Anthony Bourdain

Write what you know: Alpana Singh reports that next fall her husband, Charles Blackstone, will publish Vintage Attraction, a novel about an English teacher who falls for a sommelier.

Leela breaks down the state dinner served to the president last weekend in Bangkok, at SheSimmers.

Martha Bayne takes the food media to task about its silence on hunger in TOC.

Anthony Bourdain’s Chicago episode of The Layover aired this week.

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