Welcome to the weekend. Now’s the time to settle into a laid-back rhythm and catch up on all this week’s food news on the web. For your perusal, here’s a curated selection of stories that we’ve been reading this week.
- Pineapple peels and cores boast a great deal of flavor. Rather than throwing them away, save them to make pineapple iced tea instead. [Food52]
- In order to distinguish it from rival dishes like New York pizza, Italy has petitioned Neapolitan pizza-making for inclusion in Unesco’s prestigious cultural heritage list. If accepted, the craft will join the likes of Turkish coffee culture and Argentine tango. [The Guardian]
- Merlot’s reputation took a blow after the release of the 2004 movie Sideways, but you’d be remiss if you continued to write it off altogether. For Merlot’s best iterations, look to Pomerol, the most exalted region for Merlot in the world. [New York Times]
- In a New York City appearance the day after Super Tuesday, Hillary Clinton called for an end to tipping in restaurants. [DNAinfo]