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In Defense of Head Cheese

I don't know if there are many foods more maligned than head cheese. Yes, the name sounds nasty, and it does look a bit strange, but really, it is nothing more than meat and gelatin. How nasty could that be? ...

Okay, lunch isn’t so bad…

Despite yesterday's rant about how much I hate lunch, sometimes it is actually the highlight of my day. Last Friday was one such lunch. A new Chinese bistro has opened in the neighborhood called 888, and the date was 08/08/08, and ...

Why I hate going to lunch.

One of the banes of my existence is lunch. Not that I dislike eating it, but I tend to use my lunch break to go to the gym and then eat something (usually) healthy at my desk afterwards. It isn't ...

Unoaked Chardonnay Video

Gary Vaynerchuk discusses my favorite style of Chardonnay. See more recipes and videos at Eat Drink or Die

Delicious Egg Dish

This recipe is a favorite in my house, even with my egg hating wife. As usual, feel free to substitute ingredients and make this your own recipe. Serrano ham or Canadian bacon would be great instead the pancetta this version ...

New Wine Discussion Forums

Our friend Mark over at Must Love Wine has added wine discussion forums to his site, and they are off to a good start. Most wine forums are dominated by folks who seem more eager to show off the 98 ...

Hurricane Edouard is heading for my front door

According to the National Weather Service's path projection, I can expect Hurricane Edouard to make a bee line to my front door around 6 or 7 a.m. tomorrow morning. This will be my first time riding one out. We ...

Bottle Shock

I am REALLY looking forward to seeing this movie. The famous 'Judgment of Paris' tasting is a fascinating story, and Bottle Shock has a great cast to tell the tale. Here is an interview with the amazing Alan Rickman discussing ...

Eat, Drink, or Die!

That is the name of a new (to me, at least) website about food and drink. The site features videos, recipes, blogs, forums, etc. Eat, Drink, or Die allows users to create profiles and interact with each and have personalized ...

Hey Hipsters!

PBR sucks. This is an immutable fact. Stop thinking that ordering it in some place that spent thousands on looking like a dive makes you cool. It doesn't, it makes you a tasteless dupe. That is all.