Sedimentality
Food (and wine) for thought. "Lees" is more.

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What do I do when my wine is corked?

The other night, we were so excited to open a bottle of wine that is delicious (and has a bit of nostalgia attached to it: it was one of the...

Syrupy sweet digestif: Badalona’s Anis del Mono

Most people probably think of Rioja or Sangria when considering the beverages of Spain, but I am on a mission to introduce the world to some of its lesser-known delicious...

Mexico’s micheladas. Because obviously.

Beer, lime juice, salt, peppers, and spices. If you think that sounds delicious, read on. If you don’t, read on anyway . . . and get yourself to the best...

Forget the sangria: drink vermouth when in Barcelona

The six weeks we spent in Spain before moving to Barcelona helped prepare me a little for the wines of Spain, but I must admit, I definitely wasn’t prepared for what...

How tequila is made in Jalisco, Mexico

I’m ashamed to say that I had no idea how tequila was made before our trip to Mexico. Something about agave, and how it has to be blue agave? Something...

San Diego Highlight: Bottlecraft Beer Shop and Tasting Room

I left San Diego for one year of culinary adventures throughout Southeast Asia, South America, and Europe… and now, I’ve come home to even more. It seems there is a...

An Italian Digestif: Amaro

I’ve had some incredible meals since I’ve been in Italy. Beautiful pastas, thin, crispy pizzas with zesty tomato sauce, pillowy gnocchi, flavorful bruschetta…who am I kidding? It’s all been good!...

French-Italian-cocktails

Tired of the boring martini? Try a fun Italian or French aperitif

I think it was my trip to New York—where they have perfected the cocktail—that made me realize just how good a mixed drink could be. Sitting at a table on...