For the last three decades, prominent restaurants have been used as a vehicle to promote this sadly wasteful product. And just like consumers, many of us have been lead to believe that what's in the bottle is somehow safer than what is in the tap.
No need to hunt down the most distinctive artisanal cheese: Your new gastronomic thrill will be finding pork at 49 cents a pound. Agonizing over whether to get divorced? Don't bother, you can't afford it.
Bottled water is a joke, one of the biggest consumer and taxpayer ripoffs ever. I applaud California A.G. Jerry Brown who said recently that he will sue to block a proposed water-bottling operation in Northern California by Nestle.