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Burgundy is best: More red wine from France

Burgundy is best: More red wine from France

Caitlin Hotchkiss March 31, 2014 0

Way back when we started doing adult beverage tastings here at the Looptail, we kicked off the series with this lovely wine from France. Fortunately for us, there were plenty more delicious burgundy wines

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Southern Charm: Tasting Kentucky Bourbon

Southern Charm: Tasting Kentucky Bourbon

Caitlin Hotchkiss February 24, 2014 1

So far we’ve introduced you to France’s wine and Italy’s limoncello, and now it’s the Land of the Free’s turn to be in the liquor spotlight. Bourbon whiskey is the order of the day

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Bottleful of Sunshine: Italy’s Limoncello

Bottleful of Sunshine: Italy’s Limoncello

Caitlin Hotchkiss January 28, 2014 0

While alcohol is most commonly thought of as a social lubricant, there’s something to be said for digestifs. A digestif is a type of liqueur that’s traditionally served after a meal to help aid

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Class in a Glass: Tasting Wine from France

Class in a Glass: Tasting Wine from France

Caitlin Hotchkiss December 5, 2013 0

When it comes to cuisine, it’s no secret that France is known for its delicious cheeses, fresh bread…and wine. So it’s also no surprise that our France trips are popular choices among gourmands –

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The Foods of Australia

The Foods of Australia

Cailin O Neil November 4, 2013 5

The majority of food in Australia is similar to foods that you will find in other parts of the western world like North America and the UK. There is a large Asian influence on

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Beyond Rice and Beans – Unravelling the Cuban Food Myth

Beyond Rice and Beans – Unravelling the Cuban Food Myth

Casey Mead October 9, 2013 3

If there’s one thing you are bound to hear before going to Cuba it is something derogatory about the food. Beans, chicken and beans, rice and beans, rice, pulled pork and beans… Like many

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Exploring Mexican Cuisine, One Taco at a Time

Exploring Mexican Cuisine, One Taco at a Time

David Lee September 11, 2013 2

Traveling to Mexico is as much about sampling the local flavors, as it is about climbing ruins and hanging out at the beach. Growing up in the United States, Mexican food was one of

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Eating Like a Local in Singapore

Eating Like a Local in Singapore

Nellie Huang September 3, 2013 3

Beyond the larger-than-life skyscrapers and urban green gardens, Singapore is all about the food. Growing up in this small but lively metropolis, I was always surrounded by rich and spicy flavors and fed with

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Southern Indian Food: Our Favorite 5 Dishes

Southern Indian Food: Our Favorite 5 Dishes

Daniel Noll and Audrey Scott August 13, 2013 5

“South Indian cuisine? But isn’t all Indian food the same?” you might ask. If you think that Indian food is just chicken tikka masala and palak paneer, think again. Although most Indian restaurants in

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Eating Your Way Through Iran

Eating Your Way Through Iran

Daniel Noll and Audrey Scott August 5, 2013 15

The first few times someone takes you out to eat in Iran you might think the entire country is kebab-powered. It is true that kebabs are said to have originated in Iran and people

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