• Restaurant Files: Oyster Bar, One Of The Best Hidden Dining Secrets Of New York

    … at Oyster Bar listed few very nontraditional wines as the winners of the popular choice as oyster’s accompaniment in the section called “Oyster Wine Pairing Champions 2014″. One of those wines was 2011 Hétszölö Tokaji Dry Furmint from Hungary, which we decided on. This happened to be a great choice, as wine showed not only acidity, but also…

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  • le verre volé sur mer, 75010

    …, a Japanese element cropped up - daikon here, soy sauce there - as if to reassure diners that some foreign sensibility had informed these blithering dull creations. I understand that the nighttime chef, for now, is a fellow from Montreal called Laurent. If forced to return at gunpoint, I would order his herring and cabbage, which, alone among…

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  • Best Oyster Bars in the US

    … and salty sea breezes. The Walrus and the Carpenter: Seattle, Washington An ornate spiny chandelier hovers above chef Renee Erickson's zinc oyster bar in the hip Ballard neighborhood. About a dozen oyster varieties representing the West Coast, from California to Alaska, are piled into wire baskets, topped with ice, and labeled with chalkboard signs…

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  • Wine Sayings of My Uncle, 1839

    … listening to the past. Here is a sampling: 1. Bad wine is never worth good water. 2. Never believe the wine good because the owner tells you so. 3. Red wine poisons oysters. 4. Repentance is a home-made wine of our own brewing. 5. Never drink bad wine out of compliment; self-preservation is the first law. 6. Wine makes the soul go naked. 7. Of wine…

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  • Farm to fingers - visit to Carlingford Oyster Farm

    … Everyone knows that the shorter the distance food travels, the fresher it is when you take a bite. My visit to Carlingford Oyster Farm gave me a rare treat of dining on oysters just pulled from salt water. The visit was arranged by Failte Ireland for a dozen bloggers who had been in the country for TBEX. As we gazed out on an inlet…

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