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You know you’re in France #17k

…… when the rusty French (that was actually *really* good 55 years ago) let’s you translate stuff like this in a flash – “The wine in front of you” -, but you have *no* idea (if you ever knew…) that … Continue reading

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My elderly Cousin Ruth reckons….

….that you can tell a good restaurant if it provides fish knives pour le poisson. (She’s been known to fire off  incendiary missives of heavy duty bolleauxing to places that slip up that atomise restaurant manages in milliseconds….) So she’d … Continue reading

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Le grand anniversaire de Madame à L’Insolente, Hagenau, FR

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A day at the Städel in Frankfurt (including “Freitagsküche”)

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Finest Kind

I raided my stock of American (New England, actually) IPAs the other day and shared them with friends Maria and Ute. Who had never tasted anything like them, given that  German mainstream beers use EXACTLY the same ingredients and – … Continue reading

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A good one. A REALLY good one…..

   This is the perfect combination. Glass from one of my favourite restaurants  – Black Birch in Kittery, Maine. Beer from the reliably excellent Maine Beer Company in Freeport, Maine. Why I’m not living there, I have zero idea…..

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Glass half full

Lagavulin. 12 Year. Soon to be empty….

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