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The Most Innovative Restaurant Wine Lists In The United States Right Now

The Most Innovative Restaurant Wine Lists In The United States Right Now

Years from now, historians will look back on this moment, and call it the “Age of the Sommelier.” OK, that’s hyperbolic, but only slightly; the truth is that the U.S. wine scene is totally rocking, thanks to hardworking wine directors, thoughtful importers, and too-cool-for-school somms wearing jeans and sporting tattoo sleeves. Wine is officially dressed-down, […]

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Two Centuries Of Restaurant Menus Reveal New York’s Evolving Culinary & Cultural History

Two Centuries Of Restaurant Menus Reveal New York’s Evolving Culinary & Cultural History

New York City has a rich culinary history, owing both to its age and the waves of immigrants who have settled there over the centuries. In the late eighteenth century, the Sons of Liberty plotted revolution in Fraunces Tavern. In the late nineteenth century, Delmonico’s introduced à la carte fine dining to America. Speakeasies, nightclubs and extravagant […]

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Drinking With Celebrity Chef Fabio Viviani

Drinking With Celebrity Chef Fabio Viviani

Unlike many “celebrity” winemakers, the wine business is nothing new to chef Fabio Viviani. You may recognize the well-established chef from his appearances on Top Chef, his work as a restaurateur, or from The New York Times bestseller list for Fabio’s Italian Kitchen. Viviani truly started from the bottom.

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