White or red wine with roadkill

So that’s how they got that Michelin star: Among this week’s best bets on TV is Food Network’s “Restaurant Takeover,” 8 p.m. Wednesday. Master chef Adam Hynam-Smith reworks the menu of “Hillbilly Heaven,” which serves roadkill.

We’re all for locally sourced ingredients, but there’s only so much a scallion chiffonade and balsamic reduction are going to do for steel-belted-radial-flattened possum.

More nuts? Jimmy Fallon begins his tenure of NBC’s “The Tonight Show” tonight, embracing late night pioneer Steve Allen’s preference for “goofy and fun,” recalling how Allen once rolled around in ice cream and pretended to be a banana split.

Anything, so long as Fallon doesn’t roll around in the old jokes left by his predecessor and pretend to be Jay Leno.

And no more haggis at the EU potlucks: European Union officials say if Scotland’s voters decide to break away from Great Britain it would be difficult to get all 29 EU nations to approve it as a new member.

The EU would reconsider, however, if Scotland’s men agreed to start wearing something under their kilts, at least on windy days

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