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Reply by doubled

TLV - were you the driver or passenger? I can see myself getting nauseous as a passenger.
doubled

Reply by thelostverse

Done it twice and hated most of it. The scenery is obviously breathtaking, but the actual driving on those death defying roads is...
thelostverse

Reply by stefaniawine

Hwy 550 in Colorado, from Ouray to Silverton. Hwy 12 in Utah, stop and take the hike to Calf Creek Falls. Hwy 84 from Abiquiu to Pagosa...

Reply by haggis

Naturally, anything in Scotland! Otherwise, the road to Hana on Maui.
haggis

Reply by thelostverse

Thanks for the great read. As others have said, it is a somewhat familiar journey. I can still remember the day my wife came home with a...
thelostverse

Reply by thelostverse

My son is home from Africa for a wedding and his girlfriend is here with him. She is a pescatarian, so we've been eating a lot of...
thelostverse

Reply by The Old Man

Interesting article in the LA Times on how museums collect Performance Art .
The Old Man

Reply by jcocktosten

And in my fridge at the office, I have Ashman's Tastefully Jamaican Curry Scotch Bonnet Sauce

Reply by steve8

No bullshit. Are you suggesting I bring a bottle with me next week? Are you a hot sauce fiend who puts it on steak?
steve8

Reply by steve8

No tears here. OK the ending was a surprise, but not worth the cringing done during the scenes with the "movements". The concept was OK...
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Reply by steve8

Dead Man Saw it when it was released...almost 25 years ago, but not since. Very good. Les Affamés A Quebec zombie flick. More restrained...
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Reply by steve8

The Canada-Europe free trade deal has been in effect for several months now and wine was supposed to be one of the products we would see...
steve8

Reply by steve8

Steve8's mango-pineapple habanero sauce.
steve8

Reply by steve8

Re: RIP...
David Berman Singer songwriter of the Silver Jews. At age 52 he was just about to start a tour which included a Montreal stop.
steve8

Reply by jcocktosten

Walkerwood Jonkanoo Pepper Sauce Highly recommended

Reply by thistlintom

Baltic Sea, had a beautiful day in Stockholm, great city. Three plus hour cruise thru islands to get to the open sea, really cool. Now a...

Reply by The Old Man

Viewing alert: This is a rare chance to see a rarely seen great film. On Amazon is Rock Hudson's best film (partly because it's totally...
The Old Man

Reply by bomba503

Check PM sent you an idea for really cool place to stay in Laguna just off beaten track. Here's best hike in the area...
bomba503

Reply by funkyseefunkydoo

Thanks once again for all the replies! I will certainly consider and look into Santa Monica. The exact itinerary here is quite flexible,...

Reply by mneeley490

Just got back from a pickup at Garagiste. I'm a happy camper. Among the goodies: WineSearcher Garagiste $66 $28.91 Mystery WA Red...
mneeley490

Reply by mneeley490

Ok, you made me look. Frank's (for hot wings) Cholula (for most everything else) Sambal Oelek (love this on grilled steak)
mneeley490

Reply by The Old Man

Santa Monica is a much better option at that time of year especially with the kids. And obviously that also means LA..Also less driving.
The Old Man

Reply by csm

3 x 2017 Sine Qua Non Syrah "The Hated Hunter" 3 x 2017 Sine Qua Non Grenache "The Gorgeous Victim"

Reply by jcocktosten

Me too - a better suggestion to be for a few days than some of the options presented - just my opinion

Reply by winetarelli

Totally irrelevant to the actual question, but I like rib veal chops

Reply by jcocktosten

Totally irrelevant to the actual question, but I like Santa Monica.

Reply by The Old Man

Actually, not this non-wine info contributor. I am serene in my knowledge. Actually while on the subject--There's been a lot of comments...
The Old Man

Reply by winetarelli

Re: RIP...
Brilliant writer and scholar. I was a huge fan. I guess she wasn’t a spring chicken but I really didn’t see this coming. Nobel Laureate...

Reply by The Old Man

A wine info contributor wrote something which this "non-wine info contributor", who knows astronomy, knew couldn't be. I wrote a...
The Old Man

Reply by board-o

Not if you go through the Kiel Canal. We enjoyed that part of the cruise very much.
board-o

Reply by wineismylife

6 x 2017 Sine Qua Non Syrah "The Hated Hunter" 6 x 2017 Sine Qua Non Grenache "The Gorgeous Victim" 1 x 2017 Sine Qua Non MAGNUM Box Set
wineismylife

Reply by Vino Bevo

Now THAT'S the sort of post that brings folks back to the forums! Thanks for the fabulous story G-man, and congrats on turning 40. I...

Reply by sunnylea57

Welcome to the forum. Which bottle did you like? I'm also confused: you're going back to the LCBO for more of it, but you live in Madrid?
sunnylea57

Reply by thistlintom

Agree, I think that it’s location is the key reason for cruises to stop there. Otherwise it is a long time from Amsterdam to Tallin

Reply by robsutherland

Great post and welcome to the 40's! I"m only just in the early stages of them as well but they've been fun so far!
robsutherland

Reply by billhike

The non-wine info contributor usually drives the testiness.
billhike

Reply by jcocktosten

Dover sole pan fried in butter with lemon Cauliflower rice with onions, mushrooms and spinach

Reply by wineismylife

Man, quite the testy exchange just to answer "Does anyone have any recommendations for a beach front resort or hotel in Laguna Beach? "
wineismylife

Reply by jcocktosten

We probably also have some left over kosher for passover Schug lying around

Reply by jcocktosten

Trader Joe’s Harissa Trader Joe Sriracha Huy Fong Sriracha Arizona Gunslinger Matouks Hot Pepper Sauce - always a favorite I need to...

Reply by sunnylea57

Gman, I read the post last night and very much enjoyed your wine journey. It reminded me of our first trip to France in the early 90s...
sunnylea57

Reply by andrez4zv

My wife and I liked the third bottle alot. So I'm going back for more today.
andrez4zv

Reply by winetarelli

Dumpster dive! Currently in my fridge: Cholula Nando’s Hot Peri-Peri Trader Joe’s Harissa Huy Fong Sriracha Marie Sharp’s Fiery Habanero...

Reply by gregt

Great story g-man and it's funny how things almost randomly add up into an entire journey we'd never have suspected when it started.

Reply by board-o

Fine dinner at Café Boulud tonight. Roasted beet salad, followed by Peekytoe Crab capellini and sautéed spinach, accompanied with a 1990...
board-o

Reply by board-o

We spent a month in Northern Europe last summer, including a week in Denmark. After planning our time there, we decided to skip Skagen.
board-o

Reply by board-o

At Café Boulud on BYO night, 1990 Beaucastel- one of the greatest Beaucastels I've ever had. Bright red color, no sign of tiring, may...
board-o

Reply by otw

The Laird St Vintages has brought in a lot of the unsold 2015 Bordeaux futures. I bought: 2015 Cos d'Estournel 2015 Ducru Beaucaillou...
otw

Reply by billhike

Marinated and grilled center cut pork chops, with oven-roasted cauliflower. The former had a mix of chipotle lime marinade, apple cider...
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