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  • Omaha breathes new life into old neighborhoods

    Omaha breathes new life into old neighborhoods
    Admit it. The last time only time? you thought about Nebraska's biggest city was when Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning yelled "Omaha!" about 40 times in a playoff game last January. That was fun, sort of. Imagewise, pro sports haven't been...
  • Day trip: Northern Neck holds history, wineries and beautiful countryside

    There are two types of day-trippers in my mind — those who meticulously research and map out their adventure, and those that who out to explore with no itinerary in mind. I'm somewhere in between. For a day trip to the Northern Neck, I picked...
  • Oregon chardonnay: Hitting the high notes

    Oregon chardonnay: Hitting the high notes
    When I consider the world's various chardonnays, especially as they express themselves in hugely different styles given their place of origin, I think of the keyboard of a piano. Low-profile unoaked chardonnays, from very cool climates such as...
  • Meaty fish can go with red or white wines

     Meaty fish can go with red or white wines
    A certain class of seafood could be called "cows that swim" or "steers with gills." The fish are meaty, fleshy, sometimes rich in fat, can take to a grill and are best served slightly rare at the center. Sounds like a beefsteak because that's their twin....
  • Hey, Sriracha fans, here are two new wine-infused chile sauces

    Hey, Sriracha fans, here are two new wine-infused chile sauces
    People can be fanatical about Sriracha, the fiery red sauce rivaling ketchup as the most popular condiment on people's dinner tables. And winos can be even more enthusiastic and particular about their libation of choice. It's hard not to salivate when...
  • Musical talking points: Jessie J, Juggalos, JB, Miley, K. Hanna, more

    Musical talking points: Jessie J, Juggalos, JB, Miley, K. Hanna, more
    While you were busy this week dealing with life, a thousand more hours of music were released and a million words were written about them. More importantly, one very saucy cover image of Nicki Minaj spawned a legion of admirers. Lorde officially was named...
  • Rise of the California garagistes, from basements to barrels to fests

    Rise of the California garagistes, from basements to barrels to fests
    The first garagiste wine I ever tasted was one Luciano Sandrone made in the basement-garage of his house on the outskirts of Barolo, Italy. He and his wife, Mariuccia, were pasting the labels on the bottles by hand. Though he had a day job then and not...
  • Wines to try from Southern California garagistes

    Wines to try from Southern California garagistes
    Here are some of the wines from Southern California garagistes I enjoyed recently. Most are very limited production and available almost exclusively through the winery's e-commerce site, though you may occasionally turn up one or two at a forward-thinking...
  • After hot and dry summer, California grape harvest gets early start

    After hot and dry summer, California grape harvest gets early start
    Hard to believe: It’s barely August and the California grape harvest has begun. Granted, it's still happening only sporadically at scattered vineyards. And we’re not talking Cabernet Sauvignon or Syrah, yet. At the moment, it’s...
  • Jenny Lewis not only has a new album, she has a new wine

    Jenny Lewis not only has a new album, she has a new wine
    It's hard to miss that songwriter and indie rocker Jenny Lewis just came out with her first album in six years, "The Voyager" — to rave reviews. She’s also got something else new, namely The Voyager wine, which will debut today exclusively...
  • The magic of vinegar can brighten, balance and sharpen your food

    The magic of vinegar can brighten, balance and sharpen your food
    You've been using vinegar to dress salads, put up pickles and, yes, even clean a few things around the kitchen. Keep it up. But also consider that vinegar — cider, wine, sherry, balsamic, distilled — can be as important to a cook as salt and...