Category Archives: Wine

Vinograf Wine Bar Prague

On our last full day in Prague, we stopped in for lunch at Vinograf Wine Bar Prague.  There are actually 2 locations for this establishment I believe – we visited the smaller of the two, on a twisty side street … Continue reading

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Prague St Nicholas Church and Charles Bridge

On our 7th day in Prague, we changed our cadence a little bit.  Instead of doing sightseeing, lunch, more sightseeing and then break, we put the break right after lunch.  That way, we could do the whole rest of the … Continue reading

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Cherry Restaurant: Japanese-French Cuisine in Chelsea

I found myself wondering recently what Chris Johnson the Sake Ninja is doing these days.  Therese and I had met him at the Wine & Food Festival Grand Tasting last October, where he made us delightful cocktails from sake and … Continue reading

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Hotel de Sens, Café des Musees: Last Day in France, Part Two

On our first day in France, we explored Paris’s Marais District, starting just beyond its eastern border at the Place de la Bastille and heading westward.  On this last day, I thought we could do the opposite, i.e., start to … Continue reading

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G.H. Mumm & Notre Dame Cathedral: Our Day in Reims, Part Two

Two Champagne cave tours in one day?  Who had ever conceived of such a thing?  Well, we had, and after immensely enjoying our first tour at Martel, Therese and I picked up a sandwich at Boulangerie Dufresne Damien (two blocks … Continue reading

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Martel, Basilique St. Remy & Brasserie L’Edito: Day in Reims, Part 1

Our first foray beyond Paris on our recent France trip was to Reims, the center of the Champagne region and thus the home to many Champagne wine caves and much history as well.  We had finished up our time in … Continue reading

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Lederhosen Restaurant: Our Foray-cation Ends in the West Village

I never expected that we would have dinner at Lederhosen Restaurant last Sunday.  Our plan for the day was pretty simple: a foray-cation to the East Village/Greenwich Village.  We would start with a wine tasting at Astor Wines, continue with … Continue reading

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