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Hao Noodle’s Instant Success by Madame Zhu… So Who is She?

Only open for 3 months, Hao Noodle has received rave reviews from important local press including Eater, New York Magazine and the New York Times. It’s also been flooded with appreciation from multiple backgrounds including David Barber and the grandson of I. M. Pei. A common theme? “I’ve never seen a Chinese restaurant like this in New York City”. There’s no … [Read More...]

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Randall Grahm

The Rhone Ranger Continues to Dig the Unknown

If you've ever read Been Doon So Long, you'd appreciate how well Randall Grahm lives wine, philosophizes wine and satirizes funny behaviors around the industry in … [Read More...]

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8 Tips for Chinese New Year Wine Pairing

1.  Sense of union. Chinese families prepare their New Year feast by laying out the best classic dishes, each symbolizing a good fortune - and they usually cover … [Read More...]

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Time in a Bottle / Bordeaux

"Miracles appear in the strangest places"     ~ Willie Nelson Yesterday's Wine ~    Every time we drink a wine we witness a particular moment of its lifetime. Most of these moments might be amusing but forgettable. On a fortunate day, though, a rare … [Read More...]

Pedro at Lagarde

A Terroir Specialist Talks Shop

Terroir is a unique place modulated by geology and weather, and the men who work with all these elements... A place would never be a terroir without the men because if nobody's playing the tune, there's no music sound.                   ~Pedro … [Read More...]

farm to campfire


A unique Farm to Campfire weekend, celebrating the produce and producers of the Hudson Valley - available activities include hiking, field games, arts & crafts, presentations, harvest dinner, puppet show, live music, film screening, camping, breakfast and … [Read More...]