LARRY LIPSON - THE AFFORDABLE WINE REPORT
For fifty years Larry Lipson was the food critic for the Los Angeles Daily News and now reports from Florida weekly with his thoughts and favorite picks for Food & Wine. His lovely Wife Lillian is also on hand at the Lipson Institute for advanced wine studies.
LIZ BAGOT - ITS NATIONAL GARLIC DAY
(survey of 1,000 Americans, conducted on April 10, 2017)
National Today —America's favorite destination to commemorate fun and quirky holidays—asked 1,000 Americans about their garlic preferences.
HALF OF AMERICANS CAN'T GET ENOUGH GARLIC
52% of Americans believe there's no such thing as too much garlic. Another 14% report putting garlic in everything they cook, while 6% even enjoy the taste of raw garlic.
9 IN 10 OF AMERICANS WOULD KISS SOMEONE WITH GARLIC BREATH
Only 5% of Americans have avoided smooching someone because of their garlicky breath. 88% say garlic breath doesn't bother them and are totally fine with kissing a garlic eater.
AMERICA'S TOP 10 FAVORITE GARLICKY FOODS
#1: Garlic bread (31%)
#2: Garlic chicken (16%)
#3: Garlicky pasta (13%)
#4: Garlic shrimp (13%)
#5: Garlic butter (13%)
#6: Garlic fries (6%)
#7: Garlic hummus (3%)
#8: Roasted garlic cloves (3%)
#9: Raw garlic (2%)
#10: Pickled garlic (1%)
NATIONAL GARLIC DAY CONTEST
To celebrate everyone’s favorite finger ‘gar’licking good food, National Today is teaming up with Postmates (America’s favorite delivery app) to offer a new user deal and a contest!
New User Deal: Download the Postmates app, order garlicky treats from your favorite restaurant, and get $10 off delivery by applying the code GARLICLOVE at checkout.
Postmates Contest: Enter to win $1K in Postmates delivery credit. Many will play—3 will win (and the rest will get to eat garlicky treats, so, really everyone benefits).
Here’s how to enter: On April 19, post a pic of you enjoying your favorite garlicky food on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. Add the hashtag #garliclove and tag @natltoday and @postmates. We’ll pick our three favorite entries and send them $1K in Postmates delivery credits!