Posts Tagged ‘wine’

Come out and support my friend, E, as he launches his booklet!  In my last post, I met with E at a coffeeshop (slash-winebar) called Ma’Velous, where he was setting out and planning the layout for his upcoming show and fundraiser. The event is co-hosted by Sidewalk Empire ( and HYPHEN Magazine (  There’s a […]

Actually, I lie.  This is how I ate in early July when I didn’t want to study.  Duck confit, brussels sprouts, cornbread (it was the 4th of July, I think, and I had a hankering for cornbread), and a nice Bordeaux.  Oh yum. Now that it’s mid-July and there are just seven (7?!) short days […]

Who can blame a girl who misses Spain for wanting some Spanish food?  P and I have been trying to recreate our own Spanish haven in San Francisco . . . to varying degrees of success.  The difficulty is finding a place with pintxos– because of health regulations, restaurants cannot have food sitting out on […]

Dearest friends, Kaixo! (Pronounced kai-so, this means “Hello” in the local Basque language)  I am currently enjoying the extremely beautiful country of Spain.  And by enjoying, I mean I am eating copious amounts of Spanish pork and ham, bread, as well as drinking goblet after goblet of delicious wine.  For cheap, too.  A filling meal […]

I love wine country, and when my friend offered to drive a few of us up to Napa and Sonoma because his girlfriend needed to pick up a few cases of wine, I eagerly accepted.  Napa Valley!  Sonoma! We started off in Sonoma’s Hanzell Vineyards (we got a bit lost in the process), and ended […]