Tuesday, December 7, 2021

“If you do go to a restaurant where the wine is out of your...

The setting is familiar: “Your table sir,” the maitre d’ graciously points out as he escorts me to my seat. The waiter comes by and introduces himself then proceeds to discuss the chef’s specials. “Tonight we...

The Ugly Hungry American

Wikipedia, my only source of reliable information, states that ‘Ugly American’ refers to perceptions of loud, arrogant, demeaning, thoughtless, ignorant, and ethnocentric behavior of American citizens abroad.” Nothing is worse than being told “Oh, you must be...

“You can get anything you want here.”

Singapore is a country of rules. Rule #1: No fun*. You can’t do anything in Singapore: no gum chewing, no jaywalking, and certainly no illicit behavior of any kind. Did you notice the asterisk? Singapore is a country...

#10: Red Light Pho: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Right next to the organic coffee shops that line the streets and only steps away from the welcoming women of the skinny alley of the Red Light District is Amsterdam’s Chinatown. Fresh Peking Duck...

I am not drinking fucking Merlot!

“If anyone orders Merlot I am leaving. I am not drinking fucking Merlot!” One quote from a movie and I never drank Merlot again. Sideways came out in 2004 and 10 years later my wine aptitude has increased marginally yet I...

Swamp Water

I am here in Miami Beach visiting a friend of mine who incidentally refuses to like my blog on Facebook. Anyhow, his stubborn mentality notwithstanding, I am enjoying my time in South Beach. (Well Coral...

Detroit Delicious

Food. Yum. Need I say more? Travel anywhere, well mostly anywhere and you will encounter amazing food. I'm going to start with the holy grail of food, Coney Islands in the D. After a late night...

Beer me

Who doesn't like beer? It's simply un-American if you answer you do not. But, let's face it, American beers aren't exactly the greatest. While you have your micro breweries and all the hoppy ...

Party Time Worldwide

"I can have fun without drinking," someone once told me. Maybe, it is possible but I prefer the alternative. What's on your bucket list? (worst saying btw) I hope Koh Phangan, Thailand. Stay tuned for the debauchery, worldwide...

We’re Off to Wine Country Worldwide

What makes a good wine? What credibility do I have to tell you what wine is good and what wine is crap? These pressing questions and much more  will be answered in my international expedition: Alex...
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