Canada’s national cocktail, keeping champagne bubbly, office fridge fiends

Canada’s national cocktail, keeping champagne bubbly, office fridge fiends

The bloody caesar: True patriot love 

Mott’s Clamato is launching an on-line campaign to make the bloody caesar Canada’s “official” drink. Mary’s northern knock-off was invented by a Calgary hotel bartender 40 years ago, making it easier for Canucks to get plastered before noon on Sundays. [CP]

• French researchers have proven that flutes keep champagne bubbles bubbling longer than coupes, the shallow, wide-rimmed goblets. [Globe and Mail]

• Big corporations are getting into the locavore business: the producers of Lays potato chips, Hunt’s canned tomatoes and Kraft pickles are focusing their advertising campaigns on the individual states in which the crops were grown. Unfortunately for North Carolina, its major crop is tobacco. [New York Times]

• As the journalism world fumes at the news that someone bid $13,000 to be an intern at the Huffington Post, Food and Beverage Magazine is auctioning off the chance to be a one-time contributor. The starting bid is $500. [Charity Buzz]

• The Toronto Star analyzes the two types of office fridge etiquette offender: the mooch and the amnesiac. Reading this, we wonder what the fridges at the Star are like. [Toronto Star]