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After months of campaigning, endless ads and news stories, we've made it to the end. While you're exercising your right to vote, take advantage of extra benefits offered by restaurants and eateries near you.
What is it about wine that drives people to spend unthinkable amounts of money?
It's an exciting cheese world out there, dairy girls and boys, and there are a plethora of books that explore its magnitude. So put down that slice of Alpine-style, pasture-fed raw milk cheese that's only made from April to October for long enough to pick up one of these reads.
With June well underway, the radiant sun brings a return of our favorite seasonal fare, seafood. Beat the heat with a cooled shrimp ceviche and an ice-cold cocktail -- it's time to celebrate!
Have you ever seen beer served directly from a spigot in the side of a metal container propped up on a table? If so, then you may have already encountered cask conditioned beer.
When you think about Italian food, the first foods that spring to mind might be pizza, pasta, Parmesan, or gelato, coffee and maybe even bread and olive oil.
Every BrokeAss needs to eat out at a good restaurant or two. Here are a few of my favorite tips for people who want to eat out, but still maintain a healthy budget.
Port, Sherry, Madeira, Banyuls and Marsala all hover in that all-inclusive dessert category of wine that most casual wine drinkers don't take the time to ponder.
In hopes of sparking a revival of interest in macaroons, we encourage you to participate in celebrating National Macaroon Day at a local bakery.
Some consider meat eating unethical for various reasons. Here are the top five reasons why you should go ahead and enjoy real, grass-finished beef.
Much like the people who inhabit this continent, the burgers they eat vary from region, location and city. Here are ten burgers from ten very different areas of North America.
This second edition in the Wine Etiquette FAQ series is all about the rules of the game when sipping vino at wine tasting events.
Wine etiquette has changed drastically over the years, just as the profile of drinkers has changed. Gone are the days of stuffy sommeliers wielding crystal stemware in suits and ties.
Food on TV has created a slew of celeb chefs, and spanned (and spawned) multiple subgenres of television entertainment, from fast food to foraged food, global food, cooking competitions, food politics, food science and more.
Major innovations have taken place in the chocolate industry in the past few years. From edible, playable records to chocolate that doesn't melt, there's a whole world of high-tech chocolate waiting to be discovered.
Notwithstanding their individualism, Belgian brewers have strong ties to their history and tradition of brewing. What does all this mean to the Belgian beer drinker? It's simple: you can have two beers that are technically the same style, and feature some similar attributes, but taste quite different.
People tend to stash expensive bottles of Bordeaux in their cellars to age but would never think to do the same with a $13 bottle of New Zealand sauvignon blanc. Ever wonder why?
Have you ever gone to a restaurant hoping for a quiet, relaxing dining experience only to find that the table next to you is the temporary playground for a couple of rowdy kids and two stressed-out parents?
I cannot count, nor can I even begin to remember the number of hangovers I've had in the near-twenty years of imbibing I've enjoyed as an adult -- most of which I've hazarded as a bar owner.
As winter draws near and the weather gets cold, many beer drinkers are drawn to the appeal of something richer, darker, stronger and more complex.