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  • Gifts for food lovers: brass cake server, felt wine tote, pho T-shirt, Del Maguey mezcal

    Gifts for food lovers: brass cake server, felt wine tote, pho T-shirt, Del Maguey mezcal
    With Christmas less than two weeks away, Santa may be stressing and out of ideas. That's why our helpful elves have put together some suggestions for the food lovers on your list. No waffling, though: These items will be snatched up fast. Panettone:...
  • Happy Hour: Spretzels, mussels, half-off wines by the glass at Cooks County

    Happy Hour: Spretzels, mussels, half-off wines by the glass at Cooks County
    Name of restaurant: Cooks County Happy hour: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday to Thursday. Regardless of what's on the menu, this is a happy hour you can actually make it to if you get off work at 6 p.m. On top of that, every wine by the glass is half-off and...
  • Connecticut Wines To Pair With Your Holiday Meals

    Connecticut Wines To Pair With Your Holiday Meals
    Everyone else's wine racks will be stocked with California cabernet sauvignon and French champagne this holiday season. Why not serve something different – and closer to home? Connecticut is home to more than 30 wineries, which produce unique...
  • Weight and power of Priorat wines balanced by elegance

     Weight and power of Priorat wines balanced by elegance
    Never has the hole of a doughnut tasted so delicious. Priorat, a wee winemaking area of only 4,500 acres, some 70 miles southwest of Barcelona, Spain, is completely encircled by another winemaking region, Montsant. Montsant wines have their partisans,...
  • Wine cork makers seek to put a stop to declining sales

    Wine cork makers seek to put a stop to declining sales
    The world's wine cork producers want you to know they're sorry. Two hundred fifty years of market dominance may have left a whiff of complacency. They didn't always listen to your gripes about cork taint — that awkward moment when you pop open...
  • 14 great host or hostess gift ideas

    14 great host or hostess gift ideas
    Wine is not always the answer when it comes to bringing a gift to the host or hostess of a dinner party. So many occasions over the holidays demand a heartfelt offering of some sort that it’s smart to keep a stash of suitable items on hand, so you...
  • Almond burrata, biodynamic wines at Plant Food and Wine, opening soon in Venice

    Almond burrata, biodynamic wines at Plant Food and Wine, opening soon in Venice
    Matthew Kenney, the chef and author behind Santa Monica's plant-based restaurant M.A.K.E., will open Plant Food and Wine on Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Venice in early 2015. The restaurant will open in the space now occupied by Axe.  The restaurant will...
  • Wine Find: 2012 Tessellae Old Vines Cotes du Roussillon

    Wine Find:  2012 Tessellae Old Vines Cotes du Roussillon
    From: Cotes du Roussillon, France Price: $20 Serve with: Lamb, beef, roast poultry With the price of such great red wines as Chateauneuf-du-Pape heading to the sky, wine lovers have good reason to consider some of the less storied regions of...
  • Next unveils (comparatively affordable) 2015 menus, starting at $70

    Next unveils (comparatively affordable) 2015 menus, starting at $70
    If there's one headline to be gleaned from Next's announcement of its 2015 menu, it's this: They're comparably affordable to previous iterations of the shape-shifting West Loop restaurant (953 W. Fulton Market). The base price for menus past (not...
  • Four food and wine events: Bubbly, Bordeaux, white truffles and more

    Four food and wine events: Bubbly, Bordeaux, white truffles and more
    Calendar not yet completely full for the next couple of weeks? Good. To fill in those blanks, here are some possibilities tailored for food and wine lovers. Champagne & Alsace tasting  On Thursday Dec. 4 from 6 to 8 p.m., the luxe Beverly Hills wine...
  • Restaurant review: RPM Steak

    Restaurant review: RPM Steak
    It doesn't take much for a steakhouse to make me happy; properly cooked prime and better-than-average wine will do the trick. But great steakhouses are rare. RPM Steak, which is all of 3 months old, is a great steakhouse. Like its sibling, RPM Italian,...