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Richard Auffrey
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Rant: Fear Of Dining Out
Don't let fear prevent you from dining out in certain cities, towns and neighborhoods. In a recent Boston Globe article, As Chelsea begins to bloom, struggles remain , a dark picture is painted of the city of Chelsea , noting significant drug use and crime....
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Boston Wine Expo: The Wines You Should Taste
Next weekend, the Boston Wine Expo is coming to town and you might be planning on attending this huge wine event. If you attend the Grand Tasting, you'll be confronted with over 1800 wines, an overwhelming amount of wine. As you can only sample a tiny fract...
Next weekend, the Boston Wine Expo is coming to town and you might be planning on attending this huge wine event. If you attend the Grand Tasting, you'll be confronted with over 1800 wines, an overwhelming amount of wine. As ...
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The Porch: Southern Fare in Wakefield
It's only been open for two weeks but it's already making its mark. The Porch , located on Tuttle Street in Wakefield , took over the location of the short lived Mola Bakery . Since its opening, I've stopped by a couple times for lunch and wanted to provide...
It's only been open for two weeks but it's already making its mark. The Porch, located on Tuttle Street in Wakefield, took over the location of the short lived Mola Bakery. Since its opening, I've stopped by a couple times fo...
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Rant: Vermont, Hybrids & Respect
I feel sorry for grapes like Baco Noir, Marechal Foch, LaCrescent , and Marquette . Though they are used to make wine in a number of U.S. states, they far too often get very little respect from wine lovers because of their parentage. These grapes are hybrid...
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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) Connecticut pop-up venture, [oink] , is taking ...
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Sobieski Estate Single Rye: A "Gold" Vodka
If you think vodka is odorless and tasteless, then you don't know vodka. Sure, under U.S. law, vodka is defined as " neutral spirits so distilled, or so treated after distillation with charcoal or other materials, as to be without distinctive character, aro...
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Sake News
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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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  Deborah Hanson of  Taberna de Haro ...
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Osteria Nino: Piemontese Wine Dinner
Osteria Nino , one of my Favorite New Restaurants of 2015 , recently hosted their first wine dinner of 2016, a celebration of the wines and cuisine of the Piedmont , a region in the northwestern corner of Italy. Piedmont is known for its beef and white truf...
Osteria Nino, one of my Favorite New Restaurants of 2015, recently hosted their first wine dinner of 2016, a celebration of the wines and cuisine of the Piedmont, a region in the northwestern corner of Italy. Piedmont is know...
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Ciders of Spain: Asturian Cider (Part 2)
(Get some background info on Asturian cider & the Ciders of Spain in Part 1 of this two-part article) The Ciders of Spain tasting consisted of eight ciders, from four different Asturian producers,  presenting some of the diversity which can be found in that...
(Get some background info on Asturian cider & the Ciders of Spain in Part 1 of this two-part article) The Ciders of Spain tasting consisted of eight ciders, from four different Asturian producers, presenting some of the dive...
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Ciders of Spain: Asturian Cider (Part 1)
Have you ever tasted a Spanish hard cider? According to Nielsen , the Hard Cider market grew by an astonishing 71% in 2014, though it seems the growth in the market was much more moderate in 2015. Many consumers are learning about the wonders of hard cider ...
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Rant: Let's Eliminate Guilty Pleasures
                              GUILT Guilt is " feeling bad because you have done something bad or wrong " and it's time to eliminate some of the guilt in our lives. We need to eliminate that guilt which is actually unnecessary though we have been programmed...
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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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