Monthly Archives: August 2015

The Newly Likeable Wines of Argentina

With a few notable exceptions, I don’t like “New World” wines. Those who enjoy these bottlings admire their effortless ripeness, spiciness, robust alcohol and accessibility.  “Old World” (European) aficionados like me regard them as being closer to beet borscht and … Continue reading

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The “Bits and Bobs” at Sea Witch

I got back to Sea Witch in Toronto to pick over the rest of their menu.  The onion rings feature the same heavy crunchy batter as the fish and have delicious onion flavour.  The cole slaw has mostly oil and … Continue reading

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Eat Like a Human Being!

The current tsunami of superstitions and magical thinking about food drives me to distraction.  People who don’t know enough to drool intelligently have millions of followers slavishly avoiding some foods and nibbling compulsively on others in the terribly mistaken belief … Continue reading

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