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Giants' Pillows with Bugs Bunny

If you happen to be in Bari or are looking for a reason to go. Here's one. One of the oddest wine lists we've seen in a while with some...

Pairings Greco to Barbaresco

Kir Royale Abricot Tricolor heirloom tomato salad, crispy prosciutto and fig soup, Danish Smorrebrod of smoked salmon, melon with...

Last Year's En Noir Pairing

Menu du 16.09.2018 Verrine de “Melanzane a la parmigiana” Eggplant parmesan parfait CDR Bl de Laure Colombo (Clairette Roussane...

Vielles Vignes Françaises!

Soirée du 30.01.2005 Huîtres au Chablis 2003 Bourgogne Blanc Tonnerre de Joliot Velouté de Pomme de Terre et Poireaux truffé 2003 Chablis...

Dreams of Viognier

Sparkling Clairette from St. Peray Domaine Gramenon 2010 Still St. Peray de Pillot Assortment of seasoned melons and cucumber with crispy...

Burgundy, Old Rhone and Cyprus

Amuses Bouches: Macon blanc de la Roche Vineuse 2007 velouté de gazpacho a la menthe rouleaux de saumon crevettes sautés sauce amoricaine...

Candlemas Pairings

Seville Orange Margarita Medjul dates with foie gras Domaine du Jas white marsanne/roussane 2016 Velouté of poblano peppers and cheese...

Canada Day 2018 Pairings

My better half says I should share my wine pairing meals here. So, I obey. Here's the first from our friends' place in Champagne. Hope...

Parisian Pizza Pie

Pizza These are all Italian styles of Pizza. I've never had good NYC or Chicago style here. Be careful with Italian places in Paris. So...

Some Open-Kitchen Paris Restaurants

Open Kitchens Le réciproque 14 Rue Ferdinand Flocon, 75018 Paris Modern french well-executed, casual,...


"If I had a thousand sons, the first humane principle I would teach them should be, to forswear thin potations and to addict themselves...

Wine in a box

“There are only three things which make life worth living: to be writing a tolerably good book, to be in a dinner party of six, and to be...


"Claret is the liquor for boys; port for men" Samuel Johnson (truncated and out of context) Port is one of the most misunderstood wines...

Is expensive wine worth it?

“Friends don’t let friends drink white Zinfandel” -A profoundly wise T-shirt designer To oenophiles expensive wines will always be worth...

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