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Wine on Tap

Wine on Tap

| June 25, 2010 | 4 Comments

Wine on tap is sweeping into restaurants and bars around the Bay Area. It’s greener than bottles, and cheaper. And the wine always tastes fresh. Most restaurants pour their wine-by-the-glass selections out of bottles that sit for days, often long after the contents inside have staled. But restaurants with tap systems use an inert gas like argon or nitrogen to push the wine through the lines. That gas also protects the wine for weeks against oxidation.

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Restaurant Websites: The Great and the Terrible.

Restaurant Websites: The Great and the Terrible.

| February 26, 2008 | 21 Comments

I admit to being a bit of a design snob. I initially judge blogs on the way that they look or their terrible photos rather than the quality of their writing. And I often want to avoid restaurants whose websites have irritated me in one way or another. Of course, once I look further into […]

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Girls’ Weekend in San Francisco

Girls’ Weekend in San Francisco

| October 30, 2007 | 0 Comments

When two longtime friends decided to come to San Francisco for the weekend, the first thing I did was plan our meals. I had approximately a day and a half with them, and I wanted their food experiences to be memorable. I had an added benefit of knowing my audience very well and being able […]

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Oh Where, Oh Where to Take Visitors to Eat?

Oh Where, Oh Where to Take Visitors to Eat?

| September 6, 2007 | 3 Comments

When I was in college, my roommate introduced me to Kierkegaard’s theory of the despair of infinitude. It was complicated in an existential sort of way, but over the years, I’ve adopted a variation on the term — the despair of infinity — to refer to the overwhelming sensation I feel when faced with too […]

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