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Gluten-Free at The French Laundry; Dating for Dinner; Female vs. Male Chefs; Restaurants Seek Rx for Dining ADD; Cheers to Sommeliers, Jeers to Corkage

Dining and restaurant news… * Hold the wheat. You can dine gluten-free at The French Laundry and it is, obviously, still really, really good. [CarolFensterCooks.com] * The war on dining ADD. It’s being waged at many restaurants, particularly in Dallas. [City of Fate] * The difference between female and male chefs. Some folks think there [...]

At Some Restaurants, BYOB Really Is Free

Most fine-dining establishments will allow you to bring your own bottle of wine to accompany a meal – but diners usually have to pay a corkage fee, which can range from $15 to $60 (and up). Recently, though, some savvy restaurateurs have reduced or waived corkage fees altogether on certain evenings. In Manhattan, for example, [...]