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by David K o l i n
July 11th, 2020, 5:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Tasting a Memory
Replies: 5
Views: 216

Re: TN: Tasting a Memory

Wonderful story. Thanks for sharing
by David K o l i n
July 10th, 2020, 9:17 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: In praise of leftovers
Replies: 13
Views: 287

Re: In praise of leftovers

Every stew or stew like concoction
by David K o l i n
July 6th, 2020, 3:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A question for our elder states(men/women)
Replies: 50
Views: 2454

Re: A question for our elder states(men/women)

I don’t but wine for laying down anymore. I’m not convinced I’ll go through what I have.

I do buy Champage, whites, roses and short aging reds along with a couple of fully aged reds, occasionally (but I’m finding fewer deals in that front)
by David K o l i n
June 29th, 2020, 6:26 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Chicago Restaurant Thread
Replies: 788
Views: 42368

Re: Chicago Restaurant Thread

Blackbird is permanently closing. https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-coronavirus-blackbird-restaurant-closing-chicago-20200629-wd6vrgjm4ffejdlahihvauzhji-story.html?fbclid=IwAR1IDoXVgT0v4rWEuG08jHiiTHlRX6wR7_AS98UP3I_q5LQmiUJc1QS4ojo That’s a shame. Wonderful food, but quite sterile. My ...
by David K o l i n
June 26th, 2020, 10:08 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Chicago Restaurant Thread
Replies: 788
Views: 42368

Re: Chicago Restaurant Thread

Alinia is doing rooftop dining on Fulton Market starting on July 1 :-)
by David K o l i n
June 25th, 2020, 6:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Atalier by Raul Perez, Rias Baixas
Replies: 23
Views: 866

Re: 2018 Atalier by Raul Perez, Rias Baixas

I'm jealous, Sarah! I've only been to Barcelona at this point, though Spain remains at the top of my list for a trip abroad when possible. Since we started spending time in Galicia, Asturias and the Basque Region, I've never felt much desire to go back to Barcelona. We've been west 7 or 8 times now...
by David K o l i n
June 21st, 2020, 2:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Father’s Day Wine Selections
Replies: 75
Views: 2152

Re: Father’s Day Wine Selections

2011 L Mawby Talismon with dim sum this morning.

I’d like to open a 1978 Mouton Rothschild with BOKA take out tonight, but my wife doesn’t like old wines, so maybe I’ll use this opportunity to drain a 2006 Saxum Bone Rock tonight
by David K o l i n
June 21st, 2020, 11:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Remoissenet
Replies: 19
Views: 847

Re: Remoissenet

[winner.gif] LOL, perhaps Pierre himself could use some refreshing. wonder if he still is a chain smoker. That’s got to be great for one’s palate and taste discernment. Ah, but Alan, Harry Waugh and all those old British wine writers were all smokers back then. I always wondered about their palates ...
by David K o l i n
June 19th, 2020, 8:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Remoissenet
Replies: 19
Views: 847

Re: Remoissenet

I had a number of ‘66, ‘69 and ‘71s back in the day. They were fine (not great, but fine) examples of Burgundy of the period. I don’t know whether they were “refreshed”, but the were certainly then-recently labeled. I purchase most of these wines in the early 80’s as I recall
by David K o l i n
June 19th, 2020, 10:09 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Suggestions on Cow
Replies: 9
Views: 557

Re: Suggestions on Cow

Organs! Beef heart is very much like a steak and very mild flavored. Beef liver is incredibly nutritious and also quite delicious, as well as easy to prepare. A whole beef liver is big, too - we got a 15 lb liver that we broke down into 1 lb packages, vacuum sealed and froze. It's a super easy dinn...
by David K o l i n
June 12th, 2020, 6:33 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Would you please pass the jelly?
Replies: 10
Views: 561

Re: Would you please pass the jelly?

Not a big preserve eater, but I made an excellent Friutti di Bosco from fresh fruit last year. We’re down to our last jar.
by David K o l i n
June 10th, 2020, 9:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: American Cancer Society - no drinking allowed
Replies: 55
Views: 2331

Re: American Cancer Society - no drinking allowed

I guess I’m going to die. Who isn’t?
by David K o l i n
June 10th, 2020, 4:57 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another revolting American concoction-and it’s not as bad as I thought it would be.
Replies: 51
Views: 1366

Re: Another revolting American concoction-and it’s not as bad as I thought it would be.

I eat a fair amount of peanut butter (Skippy and Velvet (a nod to my childhood), crunchy always) but I don’t remember my last PB&J sandwich - must be more that 40 years ago. I’ve taken to peanut butter on tortilla chips as a occasional snack
by David K o l i n
June 9th, 2020, 3:52 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another revolting American concoction-and it’s not as bad as I thought it would be.
Replies: 51
Views: 1366

Re: Another revolting American concoction-and it’s not as bad as I thought it would be.

Mark Golodetz wrote:
June 9th, 2020, 3:08 pm
Jim Stewart wrote:
June 9th, 2020, 11:01 am
Mark, what has kept you away for so long? Not to pry, but where/how did you grow up to not have been introduced to this treat before now?
I came to the States from England when I was in my twenties. I did not like the sound of PBJ, so avoided trying it.
Marmite and jelly next
by David K o l i n
June 7th, 2020, 6:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2001 Wendouree Shiraz (Australia, South Australia, Mount Lofty Ranges, Clare Valley)
Replies: 21
Views: 689

Re: TN: 2001 Wendouree Shiraz (Australia, South Australia, Mount Lofty Ranges, Clare Valley)

East End Cellars in Adelaide generally have a number of vintages on hand, also heaps goes through Langtons weekly, MW Wines and Oddbins monthly. Very easy to find, auction is cheapest. You can often pick up the blends for not much above release prices at langtons, which I use regularly. https://www...
by David K o l i n
June 7th, 2020, 7:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2001 Wendouree Shiraz (Australia, South Australia, Mount Lofty Ranges, Clare Valley)
Replies: 21
Views: 689

Re: TN: 2001 Wendouree Shiraz (Australia, South Australia, Mount Lofty Ranges, Clare Valley)

Nice note, Jay. Particularly from memory. She is a beautiful wine. Worth waiting for
by David K o l i n
June 4th, 2020, 9:23 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Charleston, SC recs
Replies: 23
Views: 709

Re: Charleston, SC recs

FIG, even if you have to leave the kids in the car. Seriously, our kids (who were a bit older) did fine. And it looks like their dining rooms is open
by David K o l i n
June 3rd, 2020, 4:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2001 Château Rieussec (France, Bordeaux, Sauternais, Sauternes)
Replies: 11
Views: 469

Re: TN: 2001 Château Rieussec (France, Bordeaux, Sauternais, Sauternes)

Thanks for the note, David. Had one out of 750 a couple of months ago, and it was compelling but still too young. I’ve been leaking the 2001 Sauternes out of my cellar the past year or so - wonderful wines generally and great investments
by David K o l i n
June 2nd, 2020, 8:36 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16699
Views: 443197

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

6 year old Westvleteren 12 a couple of nights ago

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by David K o l i n
June 2nd, 2020, 5:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: JJPrum Wehlener Sonnenuhr Eiswein-Auslese '75...(short/boring)
Replies: 14
Views: 573

Re: TN: JJPrum Wehlener Sonnenuhr Eiswein-Auslese '75...(short/boring)

Your post encouraged me to open this guy tonight 2C889450-4553-4B33-AD06-9853C4BFD8B7.jpeg Browner and more advanced than you Prüm, but shares the acidity and brown sugar elements. Definitely more WD-40 than your gout de petrol. Also, definite botrytis on the nose. Fun but geriatric, old bones drink
by David K o l i n
June 1st, 2020, 1:24 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Steak Porn
Replies: 2206
Views: 189842

Re: Steak Porn

Also reverse seared. NY strip. With roasted potatoes and chili crisp broccoli
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by David K o l i n
May 31st, 2020, 11:12 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: £350 strawberry
Replies: 15
Views: 990

Re: £350 strawberry

alan weinberg wrote:
May 31st, 2020, 10:34 am
the effort--and pride--at being the best at even menial tasks is something to cherish and emulate. Great thread. Great culture.
^^ This
by David K o l i n
May 30th, 2020, 3:48 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: £350 strawberry
Replies: 15
Views: 990

Re: £350 strawberry

I love Japanese high end fruit. So impressive to see. I understand that most of it is given as gifts
by David K o l i n
May 25th, 2020, 11:09 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Foreign currency in US bank account for tuition
Replies: 8
Views: 648

Re: Foreign currency in US bank account for tuition

It’s been a while, but my recollection is that there are a few money center banks that will maintain foreign Currency/multi currency accounts and that their minimum balances were pretty high. There are also non-bank actors that can provide the service. This may have changed since I looked into it
by David K o l i n
May 24th, 2020, 6:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Zoom Livestream Session - Bryan and Katie Flannery! May 23rd, 5pm Pacific/8pm Eastern
Replies: 105
Views: 4176

Re: Zoom Livestream Session - Bryan and Katie Flannery! May 23rd, 5pm Pacific/8pm Eastern

Brian S t o t t e r wrote:
May 24th, 2020, 5:46 pm
Just had a Zoom chat with my in-laws. Told my brother-in-law about Flannery, as he loves steak but has been buying...wait for it...OMAHA Steaks as well...he’s going to put in an order :)
Blood is thicker than water
by David K o l i n
May 22nd, 2020, 6:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cardboard Tubes for Storage
Replies: 6
Views: 434

Re: Cardboard Tubes for Storage

I use two deep cardboard tubes at one of my offsite lockers, but I don’t recall the diameters. I only use one size that are broad enough for Krug 750s. I use this locker for 1-3 bottle lots. Love the access, but there is a lot of utilized space if space is critical I’ll take some Measurements on my ...
by David K o l i n
May 16th, 2020, 9:48 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 422
Views: 26863

Re: Another Flannery PSA

The Jorge that I cooked up tonight may have been the best piece of American beef that I’ve ever had. Bravo
by David K o l i n
May 16th, 2020, 9:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1980 Montevina Cabernet, Amador County, Shenandoah Valley
Replies: 7
Views: 248

Re: TN: 1980 Montevina Cabernet, Amador County, Shenandoah Valley

I’ve had a lot of Montaviña Zins in the older days, but I’m not sure I’ve ever had a Shenandoah Cabernet. Thanks for the note
by David K o l i n
May 16th, 2020, 3:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Ravines Cerise FingerLakes '16...(short/boring)
Replies: 8
Views: 326

Re: TN: Ravines Cerise FingerLakes '16...(short/boring)

I much prefer their whites. But I’ll give it another run this fall when we’re in the neighborhood. Thanks for the note
by David K o l i n
May 16th, 2020, 3:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: First drink after recovering from COVID-19
Replies: 37
Views: 1515

Re: First drink after recovering from COVID-19

Welcome back, Subu!
by David K o l i n
May 16th, 2020, 2:42 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 422
Views: 26863

Re: Another Flannery PSA

To tonight’s victim
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by David K o l i n
May 14th, 2020, 9:47 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 422
Views: 26863

Re: Another Flannery PSA

I like to dry brine in advance, morning of or night before and then I just lightly use straight black pepper and nothing else on the steaks. Some of my buddies have salt blocks they BBQ steaks on. Might try that down the road. Thanks. I typically dry brine, but usually only within a couple hours be...
by David K o l i n
May 14th, 2020, 8:14 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 422
Views: 26863

Re: Another Flannery PSA

I think they are currently having a 20% off sale on one item
by David K o l i n
May 14th, 2020, 2:04 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 422
Views: 26863

Re: Another Flannery PSA

Last night’s hangar
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by David K o l i n
May 13th, 2020, 1:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Zoom Livestream Session - Bryan and Katie Flannery! May 23rd, 5pm Pacific/8pm Eastern
Replies: 105
Views: 4176

Re: Zoom Livestream Session - Bryan and Katie Flannery! May 23rd, 5pm Pacific/8pm Eastern

Scott Brunson wrote:
May 13th, 2020, 11:16 am
David K o l i n wrote:
May 13th, 2020, 9:25 am
My order just arrived. Do I do a hanger or the Jorge tonight?
Hanger
The Jorge freezes better
Hanger tonight. Jorge this weekend
by David K o l i n
May 12th, 2020, 12:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1961
Replies: 38
Views: 1387

Re: 1961

Chris Foley wrote:
May 12th, 2020, 10:09 am
Latour
Yup
by David K o l i n
May 11th, 2020, 7:02 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Sourdough Thread
Replies: 42
Views: 1963

Re: Sourdough Thread

Gorgeous, Christine!

Feel free to send me some starter any time you’re feeling long. Nothing in my life has been as humiliating as my starter attempts. I must have poison air hereabouts.
by David K o l i n
May 11th, 2020, 6:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Who Makes the Best Wehlener Sonnenuhr (besides JJ Prum)?
Replies: 62
Views: 2036

Re: Who Makes the Best Wehlener Sonnenuhr?

D@vid Bu3ker wrote:
May 11th, 2020, 6:56 pm
The OP specifically asked “outside of Prüm.”
Well, I’m going to switch my vote to “What Bu3ker says”
by David K o l i n
May 11th, 2020, 6:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Who Makes the Best Wehlener Sonnenuhr (besides JJ Prum)?
Replies: 62
Views: 2036

Re: Who Makes the Best Wehlener Sonnenuhr?

RichardFlack wrote:
May 11th, 2020, 6:51 pm
Asked and answered as they say.
JJ Prum, especially if you are very patient.
Agree

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