God, Wine, and the South
My early formative years were outside of the South--Colorado, Washington, D.C., Connecticut--and I didn't get to the "real" South until undergrad in South Carolina. Needless to say, both the state, and where I went to college, epitomized the "buckle of the Bible belt." Grad school in Dallas was different, but still in many ways similar. Dallas is a very modern, yet Southern city, that has more than its fair share of religion. But Texas seems to offer a different and more
A Not so Happy New Year for Dallas Breweries
The City of Dallas strikes again. Last week, Bishop Cider Co.'s Cidercade, Noble Rey, and Peticolas all received unexpected visits from the Dallas fire marshal and were forced to close their tap rooms (hopefully temporarily), update their fire safety measures, and re-apply for new certificates of occupancy (which can take months to obtain). The City claims that it's just a coincidence all three were shut down in a one-week span, and that the breweries in general aren't bein
Glen Keith 1992--a Wonderful Scotch
I recently had the perfect opportunity to try Signatory's Glen Keith 1992 single malt scotch. I'm glad I did!
Paris Dining Preview--2017
Now that all of the holiday festivities are officially over, we have time to share about our recent 10-day trip to Paris that we were lucky enough to take between Thanksgiving and Christmas. While we did some sight-seeing, and that was definitely enjoyable, it was really a food and wine trip for us. And enjoy both we definitely did. While we'll post about specific experiences / restaurants over the coming days and weeks, we thought we'd offer a bit of a preview of some of