In 2008, smoke from forest fires blanketed California's Anderson Valley, imbuing the grapes grown there with "smoke taint" that ended up overwhelming all the other notes in the bottle a couple years later.
One of the most obsessive specialty foods dealers in NYC—a man who has chefs addicted to the unusual—has found a way to bottle smoke.
Chris Colohan of the legendary Canadian metallic hardcore band, Cursed, is busy becoming a living legend in the vegan community for his fake bacon grease: a rich, smoky-flavored spread.
You may think of John Ratzenberger as just a run-of-the-mill legendary Cheers actor, but the man knows his way around a kitchen—and has a serious love for bacon. This dish would make for excellent hangover food.