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Bottled, Filtered, or Tap: Rethink What You Drink

By Tawnya Manion | July 29, 2013

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When it comes to drinking water, the difference between bottled and tap, in most instances, isn’t much. But as the popularity of the packaged version grows, we must ask ourselves why this type of H2O is often chosen over water that comes directly from the spigot? With misleading names that often depict a serene or “pure” source it is easy to lose track of why we choose to drink bottled water in the first place, but do not be fooled, this version often comes from the company’s local water source.

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Marcus’ Pop Food: Wine on Tap

By Marcus Samuelsson | November 11, 2010

I’m loving wine on tap right now! Some people might call it a passing trend but I think the concept is here to stay.

The landscape of food and wine is changing every single day and it’s opening itself up to more people. For the longest time, you could only get good wine at a restaurant by ordering an entire bottle, and the price tag and selection process made the whole thing intimidating. And if you really wanted just a glass, you’d often be stuck with a not so good house wine.

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