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6 White Wines You Don’t Know And Should

6 White Wines You Don’t Know And Should

Alright. We’re gonna say it. The white wine market is aggressively two-dimensional. Chardonnay. Sauvignon Blanc. Pinot Grigio. Well maybe that’s three dimensions (and no, we’re not forgetting White Bordeaux, we just can’t typically afford the good stuff). Not to disparage any of those varietals—they’re classics for a reason. But wherever routine occurs—in love, in wine, in […]

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What Is Cynar?

What Is Cynar?

Artichokes. Is it like, vegetally correct, to say they’re weird? They look like something that specifically should not be eaten. Then again, we live in a society that eats lobsters, chickens, and these guys. We have to assume, in the history of hunger, there’s always been some brave guy or gal who sees a thing […]

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Your Port Glass Is Tiny For A Reason

Your Port Glass Is Tiny For A Reason

Tiny cups and cutlery can make us feel like giants. They can also help with portion control (until you realize you’re just refilling a small bowl with scoop after scoop of ice cream). But sometimes the reason for the smallness isn’t quite apparent. Take the Port glass. Typically, when you’re served port at a bar […]

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