What is a remoulade? Know of a service that is the equivalent of Airbnb for wannabe chefs? Which dish is a nose-to-tail delicacy you’ve never heard of? Do you know how to make Indian pizza? Would you date a vegan? Questions galore this week at Food Republic! While our two resident “wine dads” regaled us with countless stories from their wine-filled trip to Bordeaux, we were content to learn all about domestic Cabernets from our friends on the West Coast. Also, we discovered a promising correlation for pasta eaters everywhere and uncovered the simple joys of DIY cocktails without ever leaving your hotel room. Interested? All that and more on this week’s Hot Topics on Food Republic.

  1. What is a remoulade? Let’s break it down for you.
  2. Cookly: It’s like Airbnb for wannabe chefs!
  3. A review of Bordeaux’s La Cité du Vin, a must-visit for wine lovers.
  4. South Carolina hash is a nose-to-tail food you’ve never heard of.
  5. Long live the American oyster bar! Enjoy this little history lesson.
  6. Did you know that pasta eaters have lower BMIs?
  7. DIY cocktails without leaving your hotel room? Count us in.
  8. Our wine writer takes a look at the cult world of Napa Cabernets.
  9. We learned how to make Indian pizza.
  10. Would you date a vegan? Read this before laughing.