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  • 2008 Botani Sierras de Malaga Moscatel Seco

    2008 Botani Sierras de Malaga Moscatel Seco
    Who would have thunk? A dry Muscat from Malaga in southern Spain, better known for its luscious sweet wines? And yet Spanish wine importer Jorge Ordoñez and the late, great sweet wine producer Alois Kracher had the idea to try making a little dry wine...
  • New Moorpark farmers market: top muscat grapes, quality olive oil

    New Moorpark farmers market: top muscat grapes, quality olive oil
    By most counts, the new farmers market in Moorpark is pretty nondescript. Brand new (it only opened in June), it is modest in size, with about a dozen certified producers, and has been relatively quiet so far. But against all odds, this one small market...
  • Encino farmers market: grapes, plums, avocados, nopales, green beans and celery

    Encino farmers market: grapes, plums, avocados, nopales, green beans and celery
    The Encino farmers market remains the largest and best in the San Fernando Valley, with about 30 produce vendors. This count has held steady over the last decade, but the number of prepared foods and nonagricultural stands, selling everything from hot...
  • Santa Clarita farmers market: almonds, Princess raisins, citrus and cabbage

    Santa Clarita farmers market: almonds, Princess raisins, citrus and cabbage
    The Santa Clarita farmers market offers experienced management, a good mix of quality local growers, and plenty of parking. It took some time after its establishment in 1993 to catch on, but the numbers of shoppers and vendors have steadily increased, and...
  • When is a Zin not a Zin?

    When is a Zin not a Zin?
    Zinfandel is often called California's indigenous wine, but its story is not that simple. Some of the best Zinfandel-based wines from the state's best and most historic vineyards can't use the grape name on their labels. In these bottles, Zinfandel leads...
  • Soda fountain favorites go uptown

    Soda fountain favorites go uptown
    Root beer floats poured table-side, a "milkshake program" created by a sommelier, spectacular sundaes layered with gelée, meringues and buttery sablé cookies. It's a whole new world of soda fountain desserts. If you've ever had the caramel copetta at...
  • Recipe: Cherry and apricot fruit salad

    Recipe: Cherry and apricot fruit salad
    Total time: 15 minutes, plus marinating time Servings: 6 Note: From test kitchen director Donna Deane. You can substitute a sweet white wine such as Sauternes, Barsac, Monbazillac, Muscat de Rivesaltes or Muscat de St.-Jean-de-Minervois for the Muscat...
  • Wine of the week: 2008 Ca' del Solo Muscat

    Wine of the week Selection: For those who like a white with a touch of residual sugar, the 2008 Ca' del Solo Muscat from California is a great choice. Produced by the highly regarded Bonny Doon Winery, this easy-to-like white is crisp, yet has a slight...
  • Florida Cruise Guide: Princess Cruise Line Pacific Princess ship itinerary

    World Cruise Ft. Lauderdale to Rome 107 Days 2010 Departure Date: Jan. 27 Cruise Ports: Fort Lauderdale, FL; Aruba; Cartagena, Colombia; Panama Canal, Panama; Puntarenas Quetzal, Guatemala; Acapulco, Mexico; Ixtapa (Zihuantanejo), Mexico; Topolobampo,...
  • [Chef Change] A new energy by the beach

    [Chef Change] A new energy by the beach
    STONEHILL TAVERN, the new restaurant at the St. Regis Resort Monarch Beach, is a kind of miracle. It's got just about everything: a great room, crisp service, inspired modern American cooking and an impressive wine program. But that's not the miracle,...
  • Sweet Mystery

    Sweet Mystery
    Some people say you should thump them. Some say you should give them a sniff. Some claim the secret is all in the skin. Some tell you to play with their bellybuttons. They're all right and they're all wrong when it comes to choosing melons. It seems...