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Captions of the Week

The Guardian seems to have some legal fear of using the word “arrest.” These are the captions they used in a story about the, um, Final Piss-Up on the London...
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Featured Wine: Cabernet Sauvignon blends

We opened up two “Cabernets” from two seemingly very different regions Saturday night: the Freemark Abbey 1997 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley from the USA in the Northern Hemisphere, and the...
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The Memorial Day/Whitsun Holiday Hitlist

10) ALBUM JAMES – HEY MA 9) PODCAST A Brooklyn Life’s Dynamic Tension – mixed by Carrie Whitenoise Stream/download here 8) BOOK Black Postcards – Dean Wareham 7) BAND NAME...
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Tofu Matters

Tofu is like fugu blowfish sushi: Prepared correctly, it’s delicious; prepared incorrectly, it’s lethal. Very early in my vegetarian career, I found myself famished and stuck in a mall, so...
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Weekend Wines

My brother was visiting this weekend and, for the first time in a month, I wasn’t racing on a Sunday morning. Time to open some wine! Friday night they came...
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Featured Wine: Bargain Hunting

Picking up free wine (legally) is not half as easy as picking up free music. You can’t download the stuff off the Internet, and there aren’t too many producers giving...
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Featured Wine Region: California

Three pairs of classically pumped-up Californians, including what might possibly be America’s finest red wine. 1) TWO CHARDS ROBERT TALBOTT, KALI HART VINEYARD, CHARDONNAY, MONTEREY COUNTY, 2006 Don’t believe what...
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Featured Wine Tasting: Châteauneuf du Pape 2006

Yesterday, I posted a broad introduction to the wines of Châteauneuf du Pape and a preliminary report of the excellent 2006 vintage, which will be showing up in stores over...
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