How Bars and the Drinks Industry Should Change After Coronavirus

Bars are facing a unique existential crisis. Razor-thin margins, exorbitant rents, and underpaid labor are just some of the issues that have plagued the industry for years. But now the upheaval from coronavirus could offer the bar industry a chance to reinvent itself—operationally, technologically, and ethically.  — Read on http://www.foodandwine.com/fwpro/bars-drinks-industry-change-coronavirus

14 Essential Tools for Your Favorite Summer Cocktail Recipes

Making margaritas, palomas, and piña coladas at home is infinitely easier with the right tools. We’ve rounded up the essentials for making the best summer cocktails, including a blender, muddler, citrus press, and more. — Read on http://www.foodandwine.com/lifestyle/kitchen/tools-summer-drinks-cocktails

World Central Kitchen Feeds Los Angeles Hospital Workers with Food from Local Restaurants

“Feed the Frontline” started with one big meal; now the plan is to serve hundreds of doctors and nurses each day with help from the José Andrés-backed charity and GoFundMe donations. — Read on http://www.foodandwine.com/news/world-central-kitchen-los-angeles-feeding-healthcare-workers

Italian Wine and Cheese Industries Feel Impact of Coronavirus Lockdown

The Italian government has put the entire country on lockdown due to the spread of COVID-19, or coronavirus, and the wine and cheese industries are already experiencing delays, cancellations, and possible lanbor shortages. — Read on http://www.foodandwine.com/news/italys-coronavirus-lockdown-wine-cheese-producers

Mini Brie Sandwiches with Quick Balsamic-Leek Jam Recipe – Alex Guarnaschelli | Food & Wine

With tangy sourdough bread and a quick balsamic jam, no one will be able to resist these mini grilled cheese sandwiches made with Brie. Get the recipe — Read on http://www.foodandwine.com/recipes/mini-brie-sandwiches-quick-balsamic-leek-jam