Looking for a higher class of snack for the big game? Mario Batali, host of the Food Network's Molto Mario and the co-owner of Po and Babbo in New York City, shares some simple Italian recipes with weekend warrior David Lynch. Babbo co-owner Joe Bastianich brings the wine.
• Dueling Ginjos
American sake has taken a step up to ginjo▄but do the producers have the resources they need to compete with the best from Japan? Taylor Antrim reports.
• Chile Gets Serious
A new generation of chateau-style wineries is emerging in Chile, aiming to make a statement about Chilean terroir. With Chilean cabernets now hitting the $60 mark, Joshua Greene asks: Are they worth it?
• Dining Around Sydney
Sydney's world-class restaurant scene will finally get the attention it deserves when the 2000 Olympics pull into town. Rod Smith previews the excitement with a report on where to dine in "The Big Smoke."
• Sumptuous Rhône Whites
Rhône whites are some of France's sexiest wines. Tara Q. Thomas travels from Condrieu to Avignon to find out how the French enjoy them with food.
• The Ascent of Malbec
Bordeaux's cast-off grape is flourishing in Argentina, and the wine world has taken notice. Tara Q. Thomas discovers a vibrant international community in Mendoza working towards a great future for malbec.
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