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Dining Out: Seeing Red

Rouge 480 Columbus Avenue Boston 617-867-0600 Chefs: Salvatore Fristensky and Andy Husbands Southern food is more than fried chicken, and New Orleans cuisine more than […]

The Secrets of the Chefs

MING TSAI Whether he’s serving up Occidental-meets-Asian cuisine at Blue Ginger or inspiring home chefs by the millions on his public television and Fine Living […]

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Dining Out: Power Center

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Dining Out: The Reign of Spain

The Reign of Spain

Liquids: Specialty Wineglasses

This past Christmas, practically every wine-drinking friend I know was given a gift of a set of stemless Riedel O glasses. But not me. My […]

Liquids: High-End Wines as Holiday Gifts

The holidays are the only time of year when I tend to break my self-imposed rule of never paying more than $15 for a bottle […]

Liquids: Holiday Food & Wine Pairings

Thanksgiving with my family is probably not like Thanksgiving with your family. Does your mother start the meal by clinking a glass with her fork […]

Liquids: Holiday Food & Wine Pairings

Thanksgiving with my family is probably not like Thanksgiving with your family. Does your mother start the meal by clinking a glass with her fork […]

Liquids: Top Boston Sommeliers

When I studied to be a sommelier, I was, at 25, the youngest kid in the class, surrounded by salt-and-pepper–haired cranksters who wanted to kick […]

Liquids: Wine Trends Fall 2005

This time of year, every magazine except Popular Mechanics seems to be stuffed to the gills with fall fashion advice. Including this one. So, good—now […]

Liquids: Sipping Rum

Given the crushing dominance of vodka in bars around this town, it’s easy to forget about rum. And no wonder. All summer it’s dumped into […]

Liquids: Red Zinfandel

Few grapes in the history of winemaking have drawn more raised eyebrows than zinfandel, an exotic black variety whose name is odd given the European […]

Liquids: Screwcaps

Okay—so I was being lazy. I was anxious to use my gleaming new Screwpull leverpull corkscrew, one of those Star Trekkie–looking gadgets that could do […]

Liquids: Wine Collecting for Anyone

If the mere sight of thousands of wine bottles reclining horizontally makes you weak in the knees (as it does me), you’ll probably need to […]

Liquids: Getting Good Wine Service

During dinner one night at one of Boston’s most fancy-schmancy (read: French) restaurants, the sommelier poured me a glass of expensive California chardonnay that smelled […]