Liz Barrett Foster

Why Retail Wines Don't Always Work in Restaurants

The retail wine scene has been shifting toward lighthearted—even slightly zany—offerings with marketers touting varieties flavored with coconut, cherry, strawberry, blackberry, pineapple, and more. ...

Why Fruit Beer is Making a Comeback

The fruit beer growing in popularity on menus today is not your ’90s fruit beer, says Gordon Schuck, cofounder and head brewer at Funkwerks in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Chef Tony Mantuano’s Legend Keeps Growing

Tony Mantuano has become a household name in Chicago. Recognized as the celebrated chef-owner of Spiaggia, the critically acclaimed Italian restaurant celebrating 35 years on Michigan Avenue. ...