Category food and beverage

Natalie Maclean Newsletter on Wine

I have been meaning to forward this along for about a week now but here is a great newsletter that Natalie Maclean puts out every couple of weeks. Have a look and read up on some great articles and wine reviews. Click on the title for the link. Advertisements

Wine Word of the Week by Tim Burke of the Palm Beach Post

Wine Word of the Week Well I am back to posting on wine and food as well as cruiseships. But this time I am going to use my twitter feed to pick out interesting articles for your reading pleasure. It is much easier and this way I can concentrate on the other blog about cruise […]

CNN , Employee Incentives , and a Thought On February

Well here I am about to start my glorious one day off before heading back tomorrow after working 6 in a row. For my reward for getting the highest average cheque for the contest I indulged in a 12 oz sirloin cooked medium rare with a cajun shrimp topper , garlic mash and some frizzy […]

March Is A Pivotal Month

March for me has been the month to get things set up for the summer. So it is work for me this month beginning with picking up two shifts on Tuesday and Wednesday so I am on 6 in a row. It has been slow some nights during February due to the enthusiastic viewing of […]

The Answers To Yesterday’s Quiz

How did you do? Thanks for trying to get these answers right. 1. Arbois is the secondary grape you may find in a Vouvray. 2. Proper etiquette says that you should sip your soup from the side of the spoon so as to prevent slurping. Quiet please…. 3. The syllabub dessert first made it’s appearance […]

The First Quiz Of The Year

I am returning the quiz.. Believe it or not it didn’t attract many visits so depending on how this one turns out I may do it again periodically. 1. Vouvray is a white wine from the Loire Valley near the city of Tours in France. The primary grape is Chenin Blanc but what is the […]

Canada vs Russia Tonight

Monday the night I was called off some waiters walked out with $17. That’s how dead it was. Last night it was almost as dead with some people walking out with $40 in their pocket. I think I was the high roller of the night and I only left $71 richer. Now with tonight’s Russia […]