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This NYC Restaurant Has an Epic German Wine List

The extensive wine list is not to be missed, with 45 bottles coming from Germany—27 of them Rieslings....

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SHED: An Authentic Taste of Northern Calfornia in Healdsburg

Sonoma County’s Healdsburg is a town known most for its high-end restaurants and fantastic cuisine, as well as it's close proximity to wine country, which results in endless great wine lists. Having first opened its doors in 2013, SHED is not a new kid on the block, but the restaurant’s atmosphere and creative culinary delights are anything but old school....

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Visit the World's First Avocado Bar in Brooklyn

Three Italian restaurateurs opened an avocado-centric cafe in Brooklyn. Here's what you need to know....

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The Spirit Animals of Bordeaux 2016

If your Bordeaux 2016 was a type of animal or bird, what would it be?...

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Like a Fine Wine, This Musician Gets Better with Age

The artists I’m most interested in learning from—whether they’re musicians, songwriters, winemakers or chefs—are those who remain relevant, above all else, to themselves....

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The Bottles That Changed South Africa

You could argue that these bottles played their part in changing South Africa, since wine is a conduit through which many are discovering this amazing country....

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Happy Nights: A Chat with Don Felipe Hernandez of Feliz Noche Cellars

Drawing fruit mostly from the Koehler Winery, Hernandez produces a wide breadth of wines and has no plans of retiring anytime soon....

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Discover the Ultimate Manhattan Cocktail in San Francisco

Get to know fat-washing, a unique way to elevate even the most classic of cocktails....

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Mister Jiu’s Pork Buns: A San Francisco Treat

The Bay Area’s favorite sandwich bread is reinvented into a classic Chinese delicacy at this Chinatown restaurant....

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Written in the Sky: A Wine Dream Across Generations

Thomson favors Italian grape varieties and makes astoundingly good Barbera and Nebbiolo under her own label. She employs Old-World methods in the cellar, including extended aging in 600-liter casks for her Nebbiolo. She first fell in love with Italian wines as a sophomore, when she spent three months living in Siena as an exchange student....

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