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Cityscene Portland: Renata

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Book Review

The NoMad Cocktail Book and The NoMad Cookbook

Tucked into a pocket on the back cover of The NoMad Cookbook, bartender Leo Robitschek’s ode to the NoMad cocktail bar is understated and elegant, detailed down to minutiae, just like its namesake. In among the cocktail recipes, which he’s organized just as he does the bar menu—aperitifs, light spirited, dark spirited, classics and soft cocktails—he’s woven in the sort of information that illustrates why every drink at the NoMad stands out, from tips on minimizing waste (start with the ingredients needed in the smallest volumes) to choosing a proper sweetener, comparing Brix in syrups made ...Read Full Book Review

Review by Caitlin Griffith on Feb 5th 2016 in Books, February 2016

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Check out some of the highlights from our recent tastings, from well-known names to recent discoveries.

January 2016 Red Discovery: De Martino 2013 Choapa Valley Legado Reserva Syrah (Best Buy)

wine review by Patricio Tapia

In the midst of the Andes, around 180 miles north of Santiago, Choapa is a remote and isolated area for growing grapes. Only ...Read Full Wine Review


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    Krautfleckerl (Pasta with Cabbage and Caraway)
    Adapted from Heidi Schröck

    Serves 4 to 6

    posted on January 7th, 2016