Wonderful Wines List

Howdy, welcome to my quick guide to some great wines I’ve tried recently. You may notice some trends: I tend to prefer drier, minerally white wines and roses, and spicy, tannic and structured reds. All said, I lean toward an adventurous pallet, so hopefully you agree this selection is wide reaching. Wines are listed by…

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Pho

What A core Vietnamese dish with an inventive future and fascinating history, tracing back to street vendors in Hanoi and a touch of French colonialism influence. Description “It’s beef noodle soup; it can’t be that complicated,” calmly jokes Andrea Nguyen, a well-known Pho expert and author of The Pho Cookbook. In the introduction of her…

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Book list / Big ideas edition

Below is a running list of books articulating ideas worth bringing into conversation during your next round of beers with that friend willing to ‘go there.’ Last updated July 2021. Into the Woods: A Five-Act Journey Into Story “The book argues that all stories share the same blueprint – because they reflect the way in…

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