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by M. T r o w bridge
July 16th, 2019, 8:20 am
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: PSA- Hotel Maria Cristina in San Sebastián, Spain
Replies: 20
Views: 561

Re: PSA- Hotel Maria Cristina in San Sebastián, Spain

Disgusting is a hot take. What about it earns your ire? The food. They are very focused around challenging the diner with all sorts of offal you may have never thought to eat before. The results (to us) didn't taste good and were frequently nauseating. It is a beautiful restaurant with innovative p...
by M. T r o w bridge
July 14th, 2019, 8:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Stranded on a deserted island - 1 wine, 1 beer, 1 spirit
Replies: 69
Views: 1822

Re: Stranded on a deserted island - 1 wine, 1 beer, 1 spirit

2012 De Ponte Dundee Hills Pinot Noir - Perfect every time. We've drank cases of this and could drink it forever. Flying Dog "The Truth" Imperial IPA - Incredibly well-balanced IPA local to us in Maryland. Eagle Rare 17 - Would settle for the standard Eagle Rare but this is particularly special. Geo...
by M. T r o w bridge
July 13th, 2019, 11:22 am
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: PSA- Hotel Maria Cristina in San Sebastián, Spain
Replies: 20
Views: 561

Re: PSA- Hotel Maria Cristina in San Sebastián, Spain

Agree that it's an amazing hotel. Their pinxtos guide was pretty spot on and allowed us to discover some things we wouldn't have tried otherwise. Favorite San Sebastian restaurants? Ours were Akellare (favorite restaurant anywhere) and the steak at Bar Nestor. We found Mugaritz disgusting. We learne...
by M. T r o w bridge
July 8th, 2019, 8:05 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: OMG - He's doing it again. Berserkerfest 10.2 in the Burbs, White Plains, NY on July 27. Now with food poll!!
Replies: 110
Views: 4127

Re: OMG - He's doing it again. Berserkerfest 10.2 in the Burbs, White Plains, NY on July 27. Now with food poll!!

Just dropping a quick line to thank Jay for welcoming a newbie/winberserker-lurker to his soiree. Very much looking forward to meeting some fellow winos and tasting Jay's delicious cooking. Just a couple weeks now.
by M. T r o w bridge
July 8th, 2019, 7:49 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Cabo San Lucas: Recs?
Replies: 53
Views: 2049

Re: Cabo San Lucas: Recs?

Enjoyed our lunch at "The Office." Nice to eat, go swimming come back out and eat some more. Can't beat the view and the tables are right in the sand...
by M. T r o w bridge
July 8th, 2019, 10:41 am
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: Starting a collection and going to Napa, which wines can I only get at the vineyard?
Replies: 15
Views: 1006

Re: Starting a collection and going to Napa, which wines can I only get at the vineyard?

Be sure to ask wineries you visit what they are offering from their libraries. Some (like BV) have their entire library available all the time, others offer a select list. You can usually find interesting wines on those library lists, perhaps a wine the winery doesn't make anymore or some perfectly ...

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