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A wine list with no bottles? Truxton's American Bistro offers inventive wine service
A wine list with no bottles? Truxton's American Bistro offers inventive wine service

Restaurants (or at least some) have finally seen the light and are no longer hauling cases of bottled water in, shipped from across the seas. They’re creating their own water in house and served in carafes. A new Santa Monica restaurant is going further and dispensing with wine bottles entirely. That’s right. Lou Moench, wine director for the new Truxton’s American Bistro, is serving wines strictly from cask. “We’re going out and sourcing wines that you would normally pay $30 to $80 a bottle for,” co-owner Tim Foley explains in a statement. By eliminating the costs of distribution, marketing and bottling, he contends Truxton’s can serve its...

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