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Cocktails Make A Comback: ‘The Essential Bar Book’ Reviewed

The Essential Bar Book by Jennifer Fielder is an A-to-Z guide to spirits, cocktails and wine; including 115 recipes. Narsai David says with cocktails making a comeback, this might be a a necessary buy.

6 hours ago

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Narsai David: Russian River Chardonnay & Sonoma County Pinot

With the holidays upon us, Narsai David has two wine selections that won’t break the budget and are easy to pair with food.

12/12/2014

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Narsai David Food News: 2 Reds, 1 White From J. Lohr Vineyards In Paso Robles

Narsai’s wine recommendations include a couple of reds from J. Lohr Estates in Paso Robles and one white that’s a little out of the ordinary. Find out which goes best with turkey for a holiday dinner.

11/21/2014

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Is There Grade Inflation Going On In Wine Scoring?

Our food and wine critic, Narsai David, is apprehensive of Wine Advocate, Robert Parker’s liberal 100 point system that has seen droves of top-ranking wines in recent years.

11/07/2014

Chinese leader Mao Zedong is seen on a teapot for sale at a vendor's stand at a market on September 7, 2014 in Beijing, China. Chairman Mao, a Communist revolutionary and founding father of the People's Republic of China, led the country until his death September 9, 1976.Mao's ideology, though at times controversial, still wields influence over the leadership of modern China.  (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

Narsai David: Much To Learn At Xiamen, China’s International Tea Forum

Narsai’s recent trip to Xiamen, China’s International Tea Forum was an eye-opening experience that goes to show there’s so much to learn about the drink that predates coffee by centuries.

10/31/2014

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Narsai David: Holiday Cookies and How To Cook Fast

Mark Bittman has been doing a great job in the New York Times, but you’ll find his new book, ‘How To Cook Everything Fast’ a comprehensive

10/24/2014

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Narsai David Wine Review: Two Wines And A Wine Guide

The 2011 Wild Oats Shiraz from the central ranges of Australia has a medium, deep garnet color and bright-deep spicy aroma of fully ripe berries. Narsai has more suggestions and a wine guide.

10/17/2014

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Narsai David: Eat Your Fruits And Veggies, But Is One Better Than The Other?

If you eat your veggies, can you skip the fruit? We so often see the phrase: eat your fruits and vegetables. The University of California Berkeley Wellness Letter has an interesting article that makes the case for fruit.

10/10/2014

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Narsai David: Janet Fletcher’s Planet Cheese Explores A World Of Mouthwatering Maturation

Janet Fletcher’s Planet Cheese is one of the most informative newsletters I’ve ever received—certainly one of most informative ones I’m currently subscribed to.

10/03/2014

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Narsai David: Four Fires, A New Wine And Food Festival In Amador County

Narsai David says there’s a new wine and food festival starting up in Amador Valley next spring that’s definitely worth checking out.

09/26/2014

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