“How do you spot a hipster wine? It costs twice as much as it should and has got a bearded twat hanging on to it” As far as comment sections go, this is king. As far as topics go, this has got to be a new twist in wine relations; hipster wine. It was bad … Continue reading Hipster Wine, Wine’s Big Saviour…
Pubs, apparently, “keep male friendships strong.” It is of course unsurprising that a study needed to be conducted to this new social science based research. Women apparently, just pick up a phone or turn to Facebook and talk to one another. These aren’t my words of course, but those of Robin Dunbar, evolutionary biologist at … Continue reading How The Gastropub is Slowly Killing Men
by Gino De Blasio | 5 minute read There are times when a new product comes to a market and you can’t contain your excitement. The thought that chocolate crumpets could be a real thing is of course one of those times. Then there are other times when you wish the geniuses, responsible for things … Continue reading What Happened To You, Pinot?
6 minute read | by Gino De Blasio Stage 5 of the Giro sees the bike race tour the south of the peninsula for the second day. It’s nice that the race directors gave the south just two stages this year, after all, it is the Giro D’Italia (of Italy). Anyway, today we talk about Millennials … Continue reading Stage 5 – 11 May Praia a Mare-Benevento – Millenials & Wine, a Match Made In Indecision
8 Minute Read | by Gino De Blasio It was a standout scene in the 1998 film, There’s Something About Mary. Ted, played by Ben Stiller was driving to Florida to find his high school prom date, with whom he still hadn’t quite gotten over. In any other circumstance you could argue that this boyish … Continue reading 7 Minute Abs, 1 Minute Food, Same Thing…
8 Minute Read | by Gino De Blasio He was “the first, true, original rock ‘n’ roll television cook. Before him all was staid, orderly, scripted and largely confined to the studio.” Matthew Fort didn’t hold back in his appreciation of Floyd in 2009. Writing in the Guardian after news had broken about Floyd’s cancer … Continue reading How Food Apps Would Have Flummoxed Keith Floyd
We’re back, and with a wine infested bang. We’ve had technical issues, design issues (still not fully resolved) and work issues… Well, raise a glass to Italy’s finest vino’s. This infographic is courtesy of Headwater Holidays.
Back again for another food roundup where cheesemakers are targeted, airline food is on the up, photoshop wizards are infuriating and where gadgetry is all hands on lunacy. 1) Terminal(ly) Poor Airline Food All Set To Take Off Once upon a time, before budget airlines destroyed the dining service in the air hospitality world, every … Continue reading Food News roundup 10.08.14
Back for another week of food news brilliance according only to my mum. This week we touch on alcohol, things you do after consuming alcohol and how sometimes those things can be bad (most of the time) and good (not so most of the time). 1) It’s all about the shandy Once upon a time, … Continue reading Food News Roundup 03.08.14