This year was a tempered down version of my past 7 Thanksgivings, but also one of the best. Being an ex-pat always meant 3-4 turkey spreads: one the Saturday before (friendsgiving and usually the largest at ~30 people), Thursday the day of (bests include dinner at Nina's and dinner at Christina's), Friday night (Boda's annual … Continue reading Thanksgiving

Aussie Take Aways

After 16 days on the road in Australia I have a few new thoughts on the place. More than just a few, in fact. #1 Wine Australia did a spectacular job of putting together a program for 10 geeky wine nerds. Between the logistics of just getting us around, to having everything on time and … Continue reading Aussie Take Aways