Eduardo Chadwick, head of the Errazuriz winery in Santiago, Chile, has launched blind taste test events in Japan, China, the U.S. and Brazil. In a recent New York tasting with top national reviewers, importers and retailers, the KAI wine by Errazuriz ranked first.
A Harvard Medical School study of 7,822 women with Type 2 diabetes found that those who ate the most bran were 28% less likely to die and 35% less likely to die from cardiovascular disease than those who consumed the least bran. Women with the highest bran intake got about 9 grams each day, about 10 times more than the lowest-intake group.
Chef Rick Bayless sees his turn at preparing a state dinner at the White House as a chance to break stereotypes and serve authentic Mexican food, in all its richness and diversity. "I have a small pulpit to talk about the incredible variety of Mexican food," Bayless says. "It's a special moment for me and a special moment for Mexican food."
Ludo Lefebvre, the chef behind the pop-up restaurant phenomenon LudoBites, is described as a "tortured artist" by his wife, Krissy Lefebvre, the organizer and marketer behind the operation. His restaurant, which could be in a bakery one time and an art gallery the next, serves inventive fare such as chocolate foie gras cupcakes.