Top 50 Sips 2022 by Mr. Whet Palette

1 – Château Pavie, 2005 France This beauty has been the leader in my clubhouse for two straight years! It is no secret that I am much more attracted to the merlot-reliant right bank (Pomerol and Saint-Emilion) Bordeauxs than the left bank cabernet-reliant Bordeauxs.  Château Pavie is not only my favorite right banker but might […]

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PODCAST S1 E21: Miami Chef Spotlight on Kojin’s Pedro Mederos (now The Chef’s Counter at Hachidori Ramen)

Listen in as I chat with Miami chef Pedro Mederos of Kojin (now The Chef’s Counter at Hachidori Ramen). From South Florida to California’s wine country and everything in between (culinary school, Taco Bell, love, SingleThread, Alter, dumplings, Miami diners, omakase, Michelin, D&D, Pokemon, and babies), we discuss it all. Phew! Got that?  Not on Apple? Click below to […]

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PODCAST Miami Restaurant Reviews: 34-39

A candid look at some of the restaurants we visited in June.  Once again, the hubs and dining partner-in-crime, Lawrence, joins me as co-host for this developing Miami restaurant review series.  Dale! Click play to listen! 34. Phuc Yea 35. L’Atelier de Jöel Robuchon 36. Ariete 37. The Surf Club 38. Korner 67 39. Lion […]

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Michelin Guide Florida Finally Revealed

Coño, that took forever. But it finally happened. I was blessed to experience the unforgettable reveal live and in living color, and I am still decompressing from a magical night. Tears. Joy. All the 305 feels. Do you even bleed sunshine and cortaditos if you weren’t emotional over this? If you have followed me from the beginning, you know I’ve had much to say about the topic for the last eight years. But, for me, this is personal. My city. My heart.

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