Grill guru Steven Raichlen offers panels cut from used red wine barrels as an alternative to standard wood chips. Adding the strips to a gas or charcoal fire gives grilled foods a wine-tinged smokiness. $15; williamsonoma.com
Congratulations to Mei Lin, winner of Top Chef Season 12.
Join celebrity chefs, renowned winemakers and epicurean insiders at the culinary world's most spectacular weekend, the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen, June 19-21.