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Richard Auffrey
Attended Suffolk University Law School
Lived in Stoneham
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Rant: The "Best" Seafood Restaurant?
What is the best seafood restaurant on the South Shore? Recently, the Atlantic Kitchen   made that claim on their Facebook page, stating they were " The best family run seafood restaurant on the South Shore. " To their credit, they have removed that stateme...
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Thursday Sips & Nibbles
I am back again with a new edition of Thursday Sips & Nibbles , my regular column where I highlight some interesting, upcoming food & drink events. ******************************************************** 1) Join Executive Chef Tony Susi , Bar Manager Kev...
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Rant: The Cider Donut Battle
One of the best elements of autumn is enjoying a fresh and warm Cider Donut . Though they can be found at some supermarkets, small food shops, and even restaurants, it is hard to beat buying them at a local apple orchard where they can use their own fresh p...
One of the best elements of autumn is enjoying a fresh and warm Cider Donut. Though they can be found at some supermarkets, small food shops, and even restaurants, it is hard to beat buying them at a local apple orchard where...
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Quite A Milestone: 4000 Blog Posts!
This is my 4000th blog post!   That averages out to about 1 blog post per day for nearly 11 years and in November, I will have been blogging for eleven years. When I started out blogging, which now seems so long ago, I never imagined I would have come so fa...
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Rant: Teflon Restaurants
Are there "Teflon" restaurants, places where negative reviews and negative press seem to have little, if any, effect on the popularity of these places? If so, is it even worth criticizing such places when it will have so little effect? Many large chain rest...
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Sake News (And An Upcoming Sake Tasting)
Kanpai! Here is another short list of some of the interesting Sake articles that have been published lately. It is great to see more and more coverage for Sake, though I recommend that anyone seeking to publish a Sake article check it at least a few times f...
Kanpai! Here is another short list of some of the interesting Sake articles that have been published lately. It is great to see more and more coverage for Sake, though I recommend that anyone seeking to publish a Sake article...
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The Origins & History of Sake (Part 2)
8th Century The Nara Period (710-794), reflecting that the capital of Japan was now the city of Heijō-kyō (modern day Nara), offered numerous documented references to Sake, establishing basic information we know about the history of Sake. Prior to this peri...
8th Century The Nara Period (710-794), reflecting that the capital of Japan was now the city of Heijō-kyō (modern day Nara), offered numerous documented references to Sake, establishing basic information we know about the ...
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The Origins & History of Sake (Part 1)
Pour yourself an ochoko of Sake , and get ready to delve into the past, to seek out the Nihonshu no kigen , the origin of Sake. The history of Sake is a fascinating tale and I’m sure there will be plenty that will delight and surprise you. However, we need ...
Pour yourself an ochoko of Sake, and get ready to delve into the past, to seek out the Nihonshu no kigen, the origin of Sake. The history of Sake is a fascinating tale and I’m sure there will be plenty that will delight and s...
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Thursday Sips & Nibbles
I am back again with a new edition of Thursday Sips & Nibbles , my regular column where I highlight some interesting, upcoming food & drink events. ******************************************************** 1) Chef/Owner Michael Schlow and the Doretta Taver...
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Nøgne Ø: Yamahai Muroka Junmai Sake From Norway
Almost seven years ago, back in December 2009, I wrote an article,  Sake in Norway , about Nøgne Ø , a well-known craft beer brewery in Norway which wanted to also become a Sake brewer. They were poised to be the first Sake brewery in Europe and I was excit...
Almost seven years ago, back in December 2009, I wrote an article, Sake in Norway, about Nøgne Ø, a well-known craft beer brewery in Norway which wanted to also become a Sake brewer. They were poised to be the first Sake brew...
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Sake Brewing in Brazil
It's fascinating to realize that the largest Japanese population outside of their country is located in Brazil . After Japan and Brazil signed a treaty in 1907, permitting Japanese immigration, about arrival 800 Japanese, many of them farmers, arrived the n...
It's fascinating to realize that the largest Japanese population outside of their country is located in Brazil. After Japan and Brazil signed a treaty in 1907, permitting Japanese immigration, about arrival 800 Japanese, many...
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2013 Antigal Winery & Estates UNO Malbec: Dark & Brooding
 " Malbec should express place, not the grape .” -- Jose Zuccardi of Familia Zuccardi Malbec is the signature red grape of Argentina, and the grape which has brought much fame to the region. Known by numerous other names, such as Auxerrois , Côt Noir and Pr...
"Malbec should express place, not the grape.” --Jose Zuccardi of Familia Zuccardi Malbec is the signature red grape of Argentina, and the grape which has brought much fame to the region. Known by numerous other names, such as...
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Food, wine, sake, and spirits writer & educator
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Food, wine, sake & spirits writer & educator:

Author of the Tipsy Sensei series.
 
Voracious reader with eclectic interests, including SF, fantasy, horror, thriller, history, food, wine, science, philosophy & more. 
 
MA Attorney
 
 
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  • Suffolk University Law School
    Law, 1985 - 1988
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