FOOD + DRINK

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Valentine’s Day Picks

Whether you’re in love with love or are simply looking for an excuse to get out on a Wednesday, here are some Downcity spots that are sure to fill you with warm fuzzies.   DINING     Rosalina Rosalina serves contemporary Italian dishes in an upscale-yet-old-school Italian environment, complete with red checkered tablecloths. Make it…

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Weekend Round Up: New Year’s Eve

Enchanté: A Black Tie Affair Gracie’s :: 194 Washington Street :: December 31st :: 5pm :: Make Your Reservation If you know anything about Gracie’s, you know that they never miss an opportunity to celebrate—and New Year’s Eve is a favorite occasion! This year is also the 19th anniversary of Gracie’s opening on New Year’s…

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Ask Eno, NYE: What the Heck is a Comet Vintage?

Dear Eno, What in the heck is a “Comet Vintage”? – Shawna   Dear Shawna, A “Comet Vintage” is a super great vintage!   This term denoting an extraordinary wine vintage originates from 1811 in France when a comet appeared before that year’s harvest. This is still considered the most famous comet vintage of them…

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Ask Eno, NYE: Sweet Prosecco or Dry?

Dear Eno, Is Prosecco considered sweet or dry? – Dina              Dear Dina, It depends – most Prosecco ranges from dry to off-dry.   Luckily most sparkling wines remove the guessing work and tell us how sweet a given wine will be right on the label!  Many regions and producers use…

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Ask Eno, NYE: Be the Perfect Guest

Dear Eno, What kind of wine should I bring to a dinner party if I’m unsure what they are serving? -Genn     Dear Genn, There are a couple of different directions you can go: 1. Sparkling Wine – A dry bubbly (look for “Brut” on the label) is agreat gift for a dinner party because…

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Giftcards to Our Favorite In Downcity Restaurants

Food: the ultimate nourishment of the body, mind, heart + soul! If you’ve browsed our Last Minute Gift Guide and are still stumped about what to get a loved one this year for the holidays, a giftcard to one of these fab restaurants will surely do the trick.   Red Fin Crudo + Kitchen 401.454.1335 :: 71…

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Gifts for the Gardener

Green thumbs don’t take a break during this wintry weather! Stock up on these beautiful items that will help their garden grow. Great for vines and heavy tomato plants, this twine and clothespin set from Craftland will straighten out your gardener’s plot! Also from Craftland, this attractive clay pot is really great for indoor and outdoor…

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Holiday Brews with Eno Fine Wines

Eno Fine Wines with all the right picks for last minute gifts, Christmas Day relaxation, or some low key hangs with friends and fam. St. Bernardus Christmas Ale is the youngest descendant in the illustrious family of delicious Abbey Ales by Brewery St. Bernardus. This specialty beer of 10% abv is characterized by its deep…

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Ask Eno: The Oldest Sparkling Wine Producer

Dear Eno, Settle an argument between me and my friend: Which region has been making sparkling wine longer – Limoux or Champagne??  – Dustin   Dear Dustin, This is a debated point among us wine scholars too. It might be a draw for you and your friend (and the sake of your friendship)!   The claim…

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