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Archive | July, 2014

Guide to Wine and Literature from Author Angela Pneuman

Every writer I know has a day job to support the habit, and I’m lucky enough to write about wine. Not bad for a girl from a dry Kentucky town, right? I moved to Northern California in 1998, answered an ad in the paper, and ended up working for the legendary Robert Mondavi. Back labels, […]

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Sanbeiji (Three Cups Chicken) from Author Dave Lowry

There’s a saying among Chinese food connoisseurs that if a Taiwanese style restaurant doesn’t make good “three cups chicken,” it isn’t worthy of the name. That’s probably true, but sanbeiji isn’t really Taiwanese. It comes from Xiangxi Province, in southern China. There’s a story that Wen Tianjiang (1236-83) was the reason it was created. Wen […]

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