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It Was a Good Day

The day started off well enough, an early lunch with my brothers — a couple tall Molsons on tap and a minuscule serving of seared ahi at Outback Steakhouse. 581 more words


Tamale Claus

‘Twas the day before Christmas Eve, and all through the house, it was going down.

The kids were bickering and the wife and nanny cleaning, while in the kitchen a veritable assembly line of tamale production was stirring — chickens boiling, corn husks soaking, banana leaves being cut into squares, masa simmering on the stove. 636 more words


Cowboy Chili in the Canyon

I guess it wouldn’t be Topanga if our annual Chili Cook-off was a legitimate competition.

Goofy chilis often win. Last year, in the traditional chili category, the top prize went to a Moroccan lamb chili. 901 more words


Wild Agave

“We want to have you guys over when we get the place cleaned up a bit,” my pal Gordon had been telling me for five or six years, over the course of two different “places”. 1,101 more words


Scandinavian Agave Project

Hola Hermanos y Hermanas!

If you happen to be in Copenhagen right now, you happen to be in a very good place for Mezcal! Since 2012 when we got the first mezcal in to the country it has gone pretty fast. 257 more words


Cinco de Mayo

In honor of Cinco de Mayo, a day that commemorates a Mexican army victory over the French in 1862, I decided to focus this weeks picks on Tequila and Mezcal instead of wine – twist! 594 more words

Wine Picks

Firestone Walker's Traveling Oak

For those of you who have been waiting for an update here, I’m terribly sorry but life has been busy to say the least. Until I have time to detail a great many things I’ve been working on here is a “stop-gap” release for you. 175 more words