From Faith and Alex Province — On special occasions, Champagne is a dazzling host gift, especially at the holidays. We just re-tasted Pol Roger Brut Reserve, the same sparkler chosen by Kate and William for their Westminster wedding. This one, $50-$60, exceeds our normal price point of $20 and under, we realize, but since the […]
From Faith — One of my favorite New Yorker cartoonists, Roz Chast, has created something for the coming holiday. Have a look!
It’s a juicy 2012 or 2013 Willamette Vineyard Whole Cluster Pinot Noir, around $20 per bottle. We tried it, on the recommendation of Alex Province, with turkey, stuffing, and the toughest challenge, cranberry sauce. It matched perfectly. Faith loved its fruit-forward pop as a sipping wine, too. At your wine store, simply tell them the […]
By her own admission, Faith can’t open an oyster or clam to save her life, despite that she loves both. This explains why she was intrigued when she saw a magazine ad for the Aw Shucks!™ Oyster Opener, claiming that “anyone” can open an oyster using this contraption. Pretty soon, Larry Schneider of Maine was […]
From Faith: From New York City, Charleston, S.C., is only a two-hour plane ride away, and its architecture, friendly atmosphere, and vibrant food scene are not to be missed. We stayed downtown and took mesmerizing walks each day for hours, stunned by the city’s swaying palm trees, historic homes, water views and fantastic restaurants. We swooned […]