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Drink Wed Jun 03 2009

Buckets of Champagne Springtime

l-p1.jpgThe recession's obviously not hitting everyone (those lucky people), because Laurent-Perrier Champagne's winter holiday partnership with Baccarat crystal went so well that the two have teamed up again to bring you yet another exclusive opportunity.

This time the two companies are celebrating spring, with two different types of packaging. The first, available only at Fox & Obel (and F&O is one of the few places in the country that will have this), is a bottle of Laurent-Perrier's Cuvée Rosé Brut with a large Baccarat crystal vase. It retails for $1200.

l-p2.jpgThe second item contains a smaller vase along with a bottle of the Rosé. It's available at both Fox & Obel and Urban Harvest for $225.

Maybe you aren't into crystal or vases, but you do like the bubbly. On its own, the Rosé itself is really quite delicious and is only $100 a bottle.

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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

The State of Food Writing

By Brandy Gonsoulin

In 2009, food blogging, social media and Yelp were gaining popularity, and America's revered gastronomic magazine Gourmet shuttered after 68 years in business. Former Cook's Illustrated editor-in-chief Chris Kimball followed with an editorial, stating that "The shuttering of Gourmet reminds...
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