Category Archives: Food

Food & Wine Thursdays: A Love Letter to Amaro

Soon after you start your first job in a bar or restaurant in the San Francisco Bay Area, someone will put a shot glass full of a dark and aromatic brown liquid, hold one up themselves, toast you, a knock … Continue reading

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Food & Wine Thursdays: Talhotblond, the Cocktail

I recently had the (mis)fortune of watching¬†Talhotblond, the Courteney Cox-directed Lifetime Original Movie retelling of the documentary of the same name which told the story of the Internet Chatroom Murder from the mid-200s. In this tragic tale of suburban Internet … Continue reading

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Food & Wine Thursdays: Vinho Verde!

About three years ago I had the good fortune of being able to travel on a most-expenses-paid trip to Portugal to visit its wine regions. Although only one-fifth the size of California, Portugal produces half as much wine, meaning that … Continue reading

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Food & Wine Thursdays: What, Besides Wine, Do You Need in Order to Drink Wine?

There are a lot of wine gadgets and accessories out there. From v-neck t-shirts emblazoned with the bedazzled slogan “Wine Diva” to crew neck t-shirts emblazoned with the bedazzled slogan “Wine Diva,” to, even, tank tops emblazoned with the bedazzled … Continue reading

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Food & Wine Thursdays: Two Unfortunately Named Los Angeles Restaurants

2. Ginas Taco, Glendale I feel bad about including this one, because it really is a great little taqueria, but I feel that some form of the word “vagina” transcends all Romance languages and I think vaginas have been around … Continue reading

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Food & Wine Thursdays: Gyoza

Do you like gyoza? Of course you do. Who doesn’t? Have you every made your own gyoza? Of course not. Why not? Do you not know how? Considering that problem SOLVED! What’s great about this recipe is you don’t have … Continue reading

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Food & Wine Thursdays: Is This a Good Idea?

I’ll be honest. I’m largely posting this thought because I want it to be on the record for a couple years down the line so I can follow up on this prediction. There’s a new restaurant opening near me in … Continue reading

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