September 24 Morning Roundup

The Strib diagrams the D’Amico gastronomic family tree, City Pages presents the top five Oktoberfests, the Well Fed Guide to Life hits The Big Ten, a funny meditation on the longevity of an open bottle of wine, the story behind volunteering for the Second Harvest Giving Green food collection effort, Lucia Watson is receiving a Chevalier du Merite Agricole (a French food-oriented knighthood, more or less), and a profile of vegetable farmer Shur Yang of the Minneapolis Farmers Market.