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22 April, 2014


Posted in : Bourbon, Dining in Oakland - CA, Restaurants, Spirits on by : The Gourmez

Sidebar is an upscale, Nouveau American joint along the Grand Avenue side of Lake Merritt. Its website boasts Mediterranean, seasonal, local, and comfort foods among its qualifications, so think dressed up French fries, with smoked paprika in Sidebar’s case, and quality meats served with fresh pickled veggies and relishes. I went at lunch. The menu
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9 August, 2012

Nonfiction Bragging–Bowbarr Review at WRAL Out and About

Posted in : Bars and Tasting Rooms, Bars in Chapel Hill - NC, Bourbon on by : The Gourmez

It’s a Thursday, and the first one I’ve blogged on in a while. That’s what vacation will do to you. ,)  Speaking of vacation, I had another WRAL review published while I was gone, and it’s this Thursday’s bragging post. This one was cocktail-centric and focused on evaluating whether Bowbarr is a good spot to
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6 June, 2012

Buffalo Trace Bourbon

Posted in : Bourbon on by : The Gourmez

Buffalo Trace Bourbon Kentucky When tasting bourbon, I generally get a smell from it that I call “bourbon.” Fancy, I know. So from this point on, I think I’ll only comment when a new bourbon has a smell element to it beyond that distinctive bourboness. And Buffalo Trace does: a little bit of citrus that
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