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Coffee Cupping at Fonté in Seattle

Had the chance to head down to Fonté Micro Coffee Roaster in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood to get more acquainted with coffee beyond its live-giving sustenance. I was intrigued by all the parallels between coffee and wine, and I’ll be exploring that further in an upcoming post for Foodista. Big thanks to Steve Smith, Vice President [More]

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Beer Versus Wine: Where Do You Stand?

Do we live in a beer versus wine world? One where they coexist? Do you know people who love beer but eschew wine? Have nothing but praise for wine but disdain for beer? I was asked by Denise Sakaki of the charming and enthusiastic food and drink blog, Wasabi Prime, to chime in on this [More]

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How Do You Commemorate a 40th Birthday With Something Sparkling?

A 40 ounce bottle of PBR is the way to commemorate a 40th birthday. One ounce for every year. I found this non-vintage blend of hops and grains to be thirst-slaking, with a delightful palate-cleansing effervescence. 81/100 points. Tasted twice with consistent notes. Drink now to 25 minutes after opening. Of course this led me [More]

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The Best Bloody Mary Needs a Beer Back

Style and flavor-wise, you can debate what makes the best Bloody Mary. But for me, it’s hard to call it the best unless it comes with a beer back. Add a cup of coffee, and you’ve got a perfect beverage trio for Sunday brunch. Thank you Hudson, in Seattle, for coming correct with the beer [More]

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