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Pee Power to Run Restaurant!

How committed to green energy are you?  Would you be willing to donate your urine to help power a restaurant?
A restaurateur in Australia will be collecting urine at the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival to do just that.  Visitors to his ‘stall’  at the festival can ‘donate’ so that his Greenhouse pop-up restaurant can run off of […]

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A Table with a View

Forget what I said earlier about not finding any good food in Chateauneuf-du-Pape.  I take it back!  After a couple of stumbles, we discovered some gems.
Perhaps the most memorable, so far, is an outdoor restaurant that sits on the highest point in Chateauneuf-du-Pape called Le Verger Des Papes.  The charming eatery is nestled into the […]

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It’s All About the Wine Here

It’s not about the food in Chateauneuf-du-Pape.  The wine rules.  Granted, we’re early into the trip, but so far, the food is nothing to write home about.  So, let’s talk wine.
These wines are big and adventurous—a bit unruly and that can be a good thing.  Dark cherry, blueberries, juniper and licorice – earthy with lots of layers of flavor.  They’re […]

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