A few years ago, I had roasted cauliflower for the first time. I’d always thought I hated cauliflower, but I’d really only ever had it on a crudités platter. And, even dipped in ranch dip, it was not something I ever wanted to eat. Then, I had dinner with a friend at 13.5% Wine Bar in Hampden and Chef Kate Erwin changed my outlook on cauliflower. Read More →
Assault. Sexual assault. Underage drinking. Indecent exposure. Alcohol poisoning. Another assault. More alcohol poisoning. Sound like a fun night to you? Then you will probably be sad to hear that Craig’s, aka Favorites Pub, a popular college drinking destination on York Rd. has been shut down by the city’s liquor board. Read More →
Included among the laudatory quotes that cycle on Sip & Bite’s website is this observation from the New York Times in 1993: “It could hardly be more authentically Baltimore.” It has something of a different ring to it 22 years later, as Sip & Bite owner Anthony Vasiliades faces charges of conspiring to possess and sell cocaine after being busted in a federal sting. Read More →
I guess I knew this might be coming. Grand Cru, the wonderful little wine bar at Belvedere Square, is being sold. As many know, Grand Cru’s former owner, Nelson Carey, died suddenly last summer. I wrote about it. That was a hard one to write, since I knew Nelson pretty well and always loved seeing him in the bar. We’d catch up, talk about food and wine, but mostly just enjoy each other’s company. What a good and kind person he was. Read More →
With its many corner storefronts and development, Canton restaurants can be tough to keep up with. Let’s take a look at 5 new arrivals: Read More →
Pairing wine with food…the possibilities are endless!
Wit & Wisdom is hosting the next battle of the sommeliers on January 27 at 7pm. It’s a fun competition between Wit & Wisdom’s Sommelier, Julie Dalton, and Sommelier Chris Coker of Aggio. Read More →
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