Monthly Archives: June 2014

Sunshine in Seattle! I’ll drink to that! Elysian Brewing Co.

Seattle is best known as the home of the Space Needle, the Supersonics (ex-2008), Frasier and Starbucks. I had to travel to Seattle for a conference last week, and was fortunate to be met by hardly a cloud in the … Continue reading

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Mama Wang is ShanDong MaMa

In the recent (admit it, it’s actually over the past 5 years that people have started to really pay attention) debate to determine who makes the “Best” dumplings in Melbourne CBD, if such an accolade can even be conferred, Shandong Mama’s … Continue reading

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Don’t ruminate! Book at Rumi!

It’s been awhile since I’ve dined at Rumi. And it’s not because I don’t like their food. I think it’s a great restaurant, good food with reasonable pricing. And not to mention it’s right around the corner from my place. … Continue reading

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Anne Gros La Ciaude Minervois 2008, Languedoc-Roussillon, France

The Gros family name is famous in Burgundy and synonymous with Vosne-Romanee. But if you can’t justify forking over $500 for Anne Gros’ exquisite Echezeaux Grand Crus, then more reachable would be her Minervois labels. Anne Gros and her husband Jean-Paul Tollot have … Continue reading

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The Story Wines Henty Pinot Noir 2013, VIC

$28 direct from winery. This is a very tasty PN, fruit forward, sweet, one that you can easily enjoy with your meal. Fruit from 2 vineyards in Warrnambool and Drumborg, fermented by wild yeasts in small, open fermenters, 10 months … Continue reading

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