Dining

    • Michel Jacob’s Le Crocodile Celebrates 30 Years

      Rob Feenie and one-time mentor Michel Jacob (courtesy le Crocodile) It’s a fact of life. People just have to ask me: “What’s your favourite restaurant?” It’s always tough to answer because, as a rule, I don’t play favourites. “It depends,” I’ll say … Chances are it might be the ‘flavour of the month:’ the place that’s just left a ‘lasting’ impression. Or, there may be a few.

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    • Loners Unite!

      Eenmal is a pop-up restaurant in Amsterdam that caters to single diners. They describe themselves as “the first one-person restaurant in the world and an attractive place for temporary disconnection.” As the editors at Symposion write, this raises a variety of interesting issues: Is eating with others, as Julian Baggini ponders, a social experience that is existentially quite ...

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  • Bufala: Local Boy Brings it Home

    … and environs has all but by-passed this traditionally pretty tweedy enclave. And more than a few attempts to ‘up the game’ have failed. Seriously addictive, smoky Castelvetrao olives Bufala—which I reckon makes as good a pizza as Victoria Drive’s Via Tevere—has taken over the space occupied by relatively short-lived Mac Shack, a ‘mac ‘n cheese’ specialist…

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  • Ribelle in Brookline Gives Boston a Sense of Place

    … Ribelle in Brookline has figured out what other Boston restaurants have not; deliver the quintessential dining experience embodying a Bostonian “sense of place”. Phraseology often finding its way into wine conversations, “sense of place” gives tasters insights and connections to region, weather, vineyard, culture, and overall terroir that begat…

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  • Choosing a Restaurant Wine List Over Food

    … As the eight of us maneuvered on a street corner to hail two NYC yellow cabs, my son asked me why we were traveling from 66th and Central Park West to Williamsburg, Brooklyn for dinner. “Aren’t there any nice restaurants in Manhattan?” It was a fair question. I explained I had booked a table for ten at Reynard because “I wanted a shot…

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  • The Gorge in Winter

    … called Red Alert and features art inspired by the color red. So check out Hood River’s First Fridays, and make sure to stop by The Pines for art, music, and a taste from the oldest vines in the area. Like this: Like Loading... Related ~ by winedogreview on February 6, 2010. Posted in dining, Restaurants, reviews, Wine, Wineries Tags: Bingen, Columbia Gorge Winegrowers Association; Lyle, Hood River, Ore, WA …

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  • JRDN, A Modern Oasis In PB

    … of the build your own salad. The raw bar menu is also extensive and inventive. This is a high end place and is a bit noisy because of the very active bar scene spilling into the dining room, but the service is impeccable and we had a table that looked out onto the darkened patio and that reflected the changing wall sculpture and made people watching…

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  • Spiced Pears and Persimmons Amity Style

    … fruit and refrigerate. The Chef at Le Bistro Maison used his pears in a cranberry goat cheese and toasted walnut salad with roasted shallot dressing, but they’re good as dessert with some vanilla ice cream, or on top of breakfast cereal. Like this: Like Loading... Related ~ by winedogreview on December 28, 2009. Posted in dining, Dogs, Food, Recipes, Restaurants, Wine, Wineries …

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