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Relish Modern Tapas

Eating tapas is part of the tapeo tradition of stimulating the appetite with friends while trysting and drinking an aperitif.

The art of the tapeo, Alicia Rio, a Spanish food writer, tells us, “is like a baroque, sybaritic game, as it pleases the five senses by means of multifarious smells, friendly pats on the back, the sight and beauty of the streets. 237 more words

Around Cincinnati

Keeping cool with 2005 burgundies

jancisrobinson.com – jancisrobinson.com

A version of this article is also published by the Financial Times. I took this picture of Beaune’s famous Hôtel Dieu during a tour of it the evening after my Nuits tasting. 108 more words

NYC News

Shin-Sen-Gumi Yakitori (Gardena, CA)

The first thing you will notice about Shin-Sen-Gumi is how freaking loud it is. A cacophony of loud Japanese, drunken patrons, and the slight crackle of the grill provide an atmosphere that’s uniquely it’s own. 155 more words


Amaretto Sour

You probably don’t need a recipe for this, but pershaps oo neeeeddd one from time t’ time  amma right? Hahahahaha.

Anyway, amaretto sour, pretty simple and delicious, smells of Christmas, but is made nice and punchy and fresh with lemon juice and some sugar syrup, which should keep well for about two months provided you keep it in a sealed bottle in a cool dry place out of the sunlight. 97 more words

Date Night

1 is One: Lemon Curd

1 is One by Tasha Tudor
1986, Aladdin Books, New York.

Last Friday (August 28th) would have been Tasha Tudor’s 100th birthday, so I thought we’d have a cream tea on the weekend and read some of her books. 506 more words


Pimm's No. 1

Great summer drink, nice and refreshing.

Pimm’s No. 1


3 oz. Pimm’s No. 1


Strips of cucumber

Sprigs of mint

Slices of orange… 35 more words


An Easy Way to be the Best Wedding Guest

We’re getting ready for Paul’s brother wedding in Indiana and weddings are just on my mind. After our wedding, Paul noted that he had a friend who made sure his drink never got empty. 223 more words