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Entries Tagged as 'Food and wine'

An Evening at Stonehill Tavern

April 1st, 2008 · No Comments

Dana Point, Calif.
Frequent travelers to Las Vegas likely have become devotees of Michael Mina dining experiences. There are four Mina restaurants in Vegas, two inside the MGM Grand, one at Bellagio, yet another at Mandalay Bay.
As the Mina collection expands so, too, does his client demographic reach beyond conventioneers and gamblers. We recently visited Mina’s […]

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An Evening at Chicago’s Custom House

September 28th, 2007 · No Comments

Chicago
Decorated chef Shawn McClain now is more dominant in Chicago than ever with a trio of restaurants. The latest, Custom House, was our dinner destination this week when author and journalist Bruce Schoenfeld arrived in town from his bunker in Boulder, Colo. I was in some knowledgable company, so I listened, savored and sipped for […]

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An Italian Job on Virginia Soil

April 15th, 2007 · No Comments

Something was in the air. Or about to be. I walked into the reception area of Barboursville Vineyards’ offices only to overhear the woman at the desk patching a call into the winemaker about “the helicopters.”
For a brief moment I envisioned some grandiose wedding, complete with choppers whisking away a love struck couple and their […]

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Tags: Food and wine