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Charlie Trotter to Take a Bow; Chefs Wanted for Great Alaska Seafood Cook Off; St. Louis as Gourmet Gateway; How to Speak to a Sommelier; Michael Symon Expands

Dining and restaurant news… * How do you talk to a sommelier? It’s actually nothing like talking to an angel. [Serious Eats] * Déjà vu all over again. Buzzwords for the year ahead sound a lot like the buzzwords for the year past. [NPR] * I can’t wait for Charlie Trotter’s return. Only so I [...]

Restaurateur Bans Kids Under Six; Bad Dining Companions; Restaurants and the Norm Factor; Star Wars Veggies; In-N-Out on the Menu at The French Laundry

News about food, restaurants, and more… * A restaurateur in Monroeville, Pennsylvania, has banned children under the age of six from his establishment. If this restaurant were in Park Slope, Brooklyn, there’d be a bounty on his head by now. [WTAE] * Hanna Raskin writes that Mark Bittman is wrong about restaurants, citing, among other [...]