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Many wines last night, won't describe them all. Memorable was a 1999 Tondonia white Rioja. This is the one that gomey chickened out on at Narcissa because he thought it would be oxy. Well, it wasn't. Fantastic wine, you pussy. Then three '95s: Cos, Latour and La Mission Haut Brion. First ever LMHB for me despite many Haut Brions over the years. All bottles were flawless and showing well. I would put the Cos in 3rd place despite the fact that I brought it. But it...
I think the AC there is bad or non-existent, we should send Booth.
Rizzoli was awesome, definitely not a reason why NY sucks. I also used to love the Brentano's in the Scribner space on 5th ave.
Do you still believe in the Tooth Fairy?
Big dinner last night. Did 3 TFL recipes I've not done before, the white corn agnolotti, the halibut with cippolinis and the Duck roulade. All were good but I was quite proud of the duck. That was very tasty and very beautiful.
Everything was excellent. Smoked trout may have been the best. Decent wine list with some good, interesting values.
Me too, to say the least.Odd that he has not reached out to any of us directly. I even own him money which he refuses to collect. I've heard all about the flakiness of Italians and tailors and Italian tailors but "No, don't pay me!" is a new one.
Parker!!!!!!
What a well dressed pirate.Arrggggggh matey!!!!!!!! Shiver me timbers, avast ye scurvy dogs, etc.
The carlo barbera 8 ounce lambswool are idea summer checks. But that's probably the only book in that style I have ever liked. They all have, IIRC correctly, a yellowish or gold ground.
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