Anthony Bourdain’s unrealized dream comes to life

Anthony Bourdain traveled the world, ate everything from silkworm larvae soup in Seoul to seal eyes in Quebec, and broke bread with presidents and prime ministers. But he had one remarkable food dream that was never realized: opening a global market. In 2013, I first met with Singapore food expert KF Seetoh about working together … Read more

George Clooney had tequila, Ryan Reynolds gin. Female stars? Wine’s in

frankreporter | E+ | Getty Images Celebrities have long used their face and name to elevate alcohol brands, but George Clooney created the modern blueprint for cashing in on spirits when he sold his tequila company Casamigos to spirits giant Diageo for nearly $1 billion in 2017. “Acting used to be how I paid the … Read more

Amazon Stock Looks Like a Buy Heading into 2022

At least we’ll never have to live in 2021 again. The second year of the Covid era proved deceptively complicated for technology investors. While the Nasdaq Composite, a reasonable approximation for the sector, rose 23% over the year through the middle of last week, it lagged behind the return of the S&P 500 by approximately … Read more