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7 October, 2015

Dewatsuru Hihaku Junmai Daiginjo Sake

Dewatsuru Hihaku Junmai Daiginjo Sake
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Dewatsuru Hihaku Junmai Daiginjo Sake Akita Seishu, Japan ABV 14.2% It’s been too long since I’ve bought a nice bottle of sake, and what a bottle to choose! I didn’t choose it, actually. Underground Cellars, an online wine club with randomized bottle upgrades, chose it for me by upgrading one of my soju purchases to
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22 April, 2015

Farm Burger

Farm Burger
Posted in : Dining in Berkeley - CA, Restaurants on by : The Gourmez
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Christina of East Bay Dish invited me out on this media lunch to try Farm Burger in Berkeley. Obligatory disclaimer: Our meal was comped. Non-obligatory disclaimer: Our eyes may have been bigger than our stomachs as we pretty much tried two or more items from every section of their menu. Farm Burger is a small
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5 February, 2015

Mac & Cheese Night #7 at Farmerbrown

Mac & Cheese Night #7 at Farmerbrown
Posted in : Dining in San Francisco - CA, Restaurants on by : The Gourmez
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First Mac & Cheese Night of 2015! This outing took us to Farmerbrown, just about a block from the Powell St. BART stop in the heart of downtown San Francisco. Our original location was meant to be Grub in the Mission District, but it turns out Grub must have closed sometime in December! That makes
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21 August, 2014

Mirchi

Mirchi
Posted in : Dining in Fremont - CA, Restaurants on by : The Gourmez
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One of my friends is a police officer in Fremont, and thus he knows all the awesome hole-in-the-wall spots to grab a bite in his precinct. Mirchi is one of those, and I’ve joined him twice for lunch there now. It’s located at the end of a small strip of shops, so you may pass
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26 September, 2011

Beasley’s Chicken + Honey

Posted in : Dining in Raleigh - NC, Restaurants on by : The Gourmez
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Beasley’s Chicken + Honey 237 S. Wilmington Street Downtown Raleigh We tried Beasley’s with a bunch of fellow foodies, two of whom are huge fans of the spot. It’s a concept restaurant by Ashley Christiansen, a two-times James Beard nominee, which is a huge honor. The space sells only fried chicken and sides. You can
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31 August, 2011

Capital Club 16

Posted in : Dining in Raleigh - NC, Restaurants, Spirits on by : The Gourmez
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Capital Club 16 16 W. Martin Street Downtown Raleigh Website Entrees: $10–$18 About a week and a half ago, I went to Capital Club 16 with the Social Media Supper Club, which is always a fun time of trying a restaurant together. I quite liked Capital Club 16, which may be related to its reputation
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9 March, 2011

NOFO @ the Pig

Posted in : Dining in Raleigh - NC, Restaurants on by : The Gourmez
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NOFO Cafe 2014 Fairview Rd. Five Points, Raleigh Website Hours: Mon—Fri 11 am—3 pm Tues—Thurs 5:30 pm—9 pm Fri—Sat 5:30 pm—10:00pm Sandwiches and Small Plate Fare: $8.50—$9.50 Entree Fare: $10—$16 NOFO @ the Pig is a nifty mixture of gift store, food market, and restaurant. My companions and I had a fun time trying to
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