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23 March, 2016

Wood Tavern

Wood Tavern
Posted in : Crement d’Alsace Rose, Dining in Oakland - CA, Restaurants, Rose Wine on by : becca
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Wood Tavern is a near universally acclaimed restaurant in north Oakland, at least among my circles. It’s upscale in terms of prices and dish sophistication, although the atmosphere is casual, assuming casual is what you’d call elbow-to-elbow lack of space and sucking in your stomach so you don’t knock over the neighboring diner’s wine glass
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20 July, 2015

Bliss Wine Imports Tasting

Bliss Wine Imports Tasting
Comments : 6 Posted in : Colheita, Red Wine, Tempranillo, Verderon, White Wine, Wine on by : becca
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At Bisou Bistronomy in the Castro, an impressive handful of Bay Area winos—oops, I mean wine bloggers—gathered to explore the wares of one of the newer importers on the block: Bliss Wine Imports. And we didn’t even run the other customers out of the restaurant until an hour into the tasting! Alleah Friedrichs and Erin
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31 August, 2012

City Kitchen

Comments : 3 Posted in : Dining in Chapel Hill - NC, Restaurants, Tequila on by : becca
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City Kitchen 201 South Estes Drive University Mall, Chapel Hill Website $9—26 City Kitchen is part of the Giorgios Hospitality Group. It is a remodel from Spice Street, transitioning the huge, open space from a restaurant with dramatic, international flair to more of a French corner bistro writ large. The redesign is definitely keeping with
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25 May, 2012

Firefly Mango Palmer (Alivia’s Durham Bistro, Durham)

Posted in : Bars and Tasting Rooms, Bars in Durham - NC on by : becca
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Firefly Mango Palmer Alivia’s Durham Bistro (Restaurant Review) Brightleaf, Durham   My delight in this drink takes me by surprise. It is made with Firefly sweet tea vodka, sour mix, simple syrup, and Malibu mango rum. If you are a regular reader of this blog, you already know why the Firefly Mango Palmer was more
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