The Food and Wine Hedonist

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Why Do People Love Steakhouses?

I know I’m in the minority here, but I’ve never made a big deal out of birthdays.   It was only a few years ago that I made it a point … Continue reading

December 16, 2015 · 17 Comments

My Perfect Summer Meal

My favorite season is summer, partly because it’s the best season for eating. Stunningly fresh vegetables and herbs, and the ultimate cooking tool—the grill—which makes almost everything taste better. Just … Continue reading

July 12, 2012 · 7 Comments

Wine Cellar Cleaning – A Tale of Two Bordeauxs

It’s that time again.  As I mentioned in my previous Wine Cellar Cleaning post, I have a whole bunch of wines I need to drink before they go south.  When … Continue reading

November 15, 2011 · 4 Comments

Farewell Pool, Farewell Summer…

This Thursday, September 22nd marks the official last day of summer, but we all know it really ended a few weeks ago on Labor Day.  I’ll always be happy to … Continue reading

September 20, 2011 · Leave a comment

I ♥ NY, Part 3 – Saving the Best for Last

Don’t get me wrong, it was wonderful to be with family, seeing Botha, meeting new friends, and watching back-to-back screenings of Kill Bill 1 &2.   But with the hurricane coming, … Continue reading

September 13, 2011 · 2 Comments