Thanks, Eater, for asking bartenders from Charleston to Portland to discuss their favorite cocktail books. Among their favorites are Gary Regan’s Joy of MixologyHarold McGee’s On Food and Cooking, and Andrew Dornenberg’s Flavor Bible. Here’s some other stuff we loved today:

A tour of Economy Candy, the best and craziest candy store in NYC [Serious Eats]

Noma threatens stagiers with a global restaurant blacklist [Eater]

Watch chefs David Chang and Alex Atala talk about culinary creativity [TimesTalks]

Midwestern woman to give fat-shaming letters to chubby kids on Halloween [Gothamist]