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13 Oct

Punta del Este Food & Wine Festival

Where else in the world would you find the bottom of your road blocked off by spreadeagled carcasses?  At the Punta del Este Food & Wine...

5 Nov

Garzon’s Food & Wine Festival

Every year our pueblo plays its part in the Punta del Este Food &  Wine Festival.  The grand finale this year, in front of Francis Mallmann’s...

20 Mar

Uncorked! Wine Co.

Located at 98 Christopher Street, Uncorked! Wine Co is pocket-sized wine shop with two interesting angles:  The first is that it has partnered...

5 Oct


I have recently returned from an intriguing long weekend in Bulgaria, a country with diverse landscapes, deep history, magnificent treasures,...

8 Sep

Bordeaux: UNESCO World Heritage Site

Thanks to the unity of its urban and architectural expression, both classical and neoclassical and unchanged stylistically over the last two...

13 Jul


An absolutely delicious meal is to be had in this relaxed West 10th Street restaurant.  The menu of Crudo, Verdura, Pasta, Pesce, Carne is composed...

25 Feb

Meditations #20

Vineyards are lovely. Their tailored uniformity belies the startling individuality of their grape. And today, in valleys as far-flung as Calchaqui...

12 Dec


There is a saying, “If you live in Corsica, when you die and go to Paradise, you will be disappointed.” At 180 kilometers long and...

23 Sep

Castello di Vicarello

Perhaps it is only with age that one begins to truly appreciate texture.  Be it the removal of surface layers to reveal the original, as in...

2 Sep

Italy Comes to New York

What happens when three of New York’s most beloved Italian-American restaurateurs team up with the founder of a gourmet food and wine market...

11 Apr

Hegia – The Magic of Arnaud Daguin

  The renowned chef, Arnaud Daguin, is an inheritor of a name and a profession which he has made his own.  Born and raised in Gascogny,...

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