When a James Bond movie comes out, drinks writers immediately pounce on what 007 is drinking in his latest flick.
I live on a hilltop in upstate New York overlooking the Hudson River, a pastoral place that once was inhabited only by deer, foxes, rabbits, birds — and really big birds, in the form of wild turkeys.
Glass works, at the Maurine Littleton Gallery (1667 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington, D.C.). Runs through Oct. 18.
Breaking up a house full of stuff can uncover a cache of treasures or a pile of junk. Of course, defining the terms “treasures” and “junk” is a very personal thing.
ONCE AGAIN ON BASTILLE DAY this year, Westmoreland Avenue on the border of Falls Church and Arlington was clogged with waiters from the La Cote D’Or restaurant competing for big prizes in their traditional race. The waiters carry full glasses on champagne on a tray down the street, around the […]
Diamonds, we are told, are a girl’s best friend. If you can’t afford diamonds for your girl, you still can be a romantic fool for a lot less but keep it in the gem family.
Arts Council of Fairfax @ GRACE 2008 Through Aug. 1 at Greater Reston Arts Center (12001 Market St., Suite 103, Reston). Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Artists Talk event Thursday, July 10 at 7:30 p.m. For further information, call 703-471-9242 or see www.restonarts.org.
TAMPA – Wine Spectator ratings, Robert Parker accolades, menu or wine shop descriptions, and, most important of all, a price tag. These are tools the wine enthusiast uses to set expectations about a wine.
The hunt is always on for the trophy Sonoma red from Chateau St. Jean. Called Cinq Cepages, French for five grapes, it is a perennial candidate for wine of the year. It’s difficult to find, even at $80 a bottle, and that’s considered good value compared to top French prices.
Jennifer Balkan, Michael Arcieri and Lee Dunsmore Principle Gallery (208 King St, Alexandria, Va.) 703-739-9326 or see www.principlegallery.com. Principle Gallery, at first blush, looks like the tiny source of non-threatening art you’d expect to find in Old Town Alexandria. Then again, it is almost literally in the shadow of the […]