An Insider's guide to restaurants, wine, spirits and culinary travel

May 04, 2018

strawberry angel

omg when I was younger like around 14 I was allowed one samall sip of a wine called strawberry angel it was so good and now iot is no longer inexistanc

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Mar 02, 2017

Former stringer, reporter, investigative journalist, and editor of monthly labor/community newspaper

The monthly newspaper I was deeply involved with for twenty years was probably viewed as fake news. After all, we were a labor union supported newspaper

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Feb 28, 2017

Warm Earth

It's going to be tough in coming years. It was 2016 recorded as warmest year ever recorded. I think 2017 will beat that record.

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Feb 27, 2017


Wine doesn't usually get left over in our house either, but when it does, simply recorking and refrigerating does the trick. Nevertheless I enjoyed reading

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Feb 27, 2017

The Funnel Method

I use glass bottles that are smaller than a full 750ml bottle. I prefer those with a screw cap for ease of closure but a cork or a piece plastic film

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Jan 22, 2017

Author Jacqueline Goldstein

My daughter went to college in San Antonio Texas where she studied with a professor transplanted from New York. Returning to college after a break, she

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Jan 02, 2017

McSorley's - A rite of passage

I grew up in Teaneck, New Jersey. Drinking age: 21. Five miles away in Manhattan the drinking age was 18. The deal in Teaneck, and I assume lots of

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Dec 25, 2016

Chateau D'Esclans: The Art of Rose'

A profile of Sacha Lichine and Chateau D'Esclans

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