SANTA ROSA, Calif. — The grape harvest on the five Russian River Valley ranches supplying grapes to the winemakers at Sonoma-Cutrer wrapped up several weeks early this year, a testament more to good old-fashioned manpower than to the quality of the growing season.
Benjamin Franklin, in a 1789 letter to a friend, wrote that “in this world, nothing is certain but death and taxes.” With apologies to Mr. Franklin, I think we need to add “weather,” at least in Virginia! With winter upon us, and tax season about to begin, perhaps the following […]
Attention Beaujolais Nouveau revelers. Your infant wine will be a bit older this year.
The street was mobbed with people attending a huge chowder fest in downtown Troy, N.Y. I was there to help judge the competition, but it still was too early and the sun was getting a bit too much for me. So, I ducked into Ryan’s Wake, a dark, cool tavern […]
FUNNEL CAKES, LEMONADE, decorated pets, and drum majorettes were among the features that shared with a somber remembrance of the nation’s war heroes at Falls Church’s 26th annual Memorial Day Parade and Festival, the single biggest event of the year in the City. The weather cooperated and events and entertainment […]
F. C. Homeless Shelter Benefit, “An Evening of Jazz,” The State Theatre, Falls Church, tonight (Feb. 22) from 7 to 11 p.m.
The week between Christmas and New Year’s follows no particular routine. People take the week off to spend time with family or travel on a winter vacation. Workers take vacation time now because, if they don’t use their earned leave, they will lose it. Schools are closed at every level, […]
301 Massachusetts Avenue, NE Washington, D.C. 20002 (202) 546-5900 The White Tiger Restaurant manages to find the unique balance of catering to Indian authenticity while providing dishes that won’t scare off first-timers.