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FoodableTV | Four French Bistros Enticing Seattle Consumers

  binNotes | a food, wine & travel blog FoodableTV | Four French Bistros Enticing Seattle Consumers by L.M. Archer, FWS | Bourgogne ML Follow binNotes: | Twitter | Pinterest | Facebook | Instagram Here’s my latest feature on Foodable TV… Seattle’s love affair with French bistros proves to be more than a passing fling. French cuisine, long considered the epicenter of the epicurean world, emerges as an enduring courtesan…

The golden fields of Burgundy's Mâconnais wine region come alive on International Chardonnay Day - May 21st. | Image: L.M. Archer (C)2013

TGLF | Chardonnay Day Burgundy

  binNotes | a food, wine & travel blog by L.M. Archer, FWS | Bourgogne ML The Good Life France | Chardonnay Day Burgundy Follow binNotes: | Twitter | Pinterest | Facebook | Instagram  My most recent contribution to The Good Life France: Did you know that May 21st is Chardonnay Day in the Bourgogne (Burgundy)? Now an international event, Chardonnay Day celebrates all things Chardonnay. And while the event got…

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Foodable TV: Seattle’s Top Bladesmiths Share Their Tips for Keeping Knives Sharp

binNotes | a food, wine & travel blog by L.M. Archer, FWS | Bourgogne ML Foodable TV: Seattle’s Top Bladesmiths Share Their Tips for Keeping Knives Sharp Follow binNotes: | Twitter | Pinterest | Facebook | Instagram   Foodable TV: Seattle’s Top Bladesmiths Share Their Tips for Keeping Knives Sharp Contributor: L.M. Archer Like a samurai warrior, a chef’s choice of blade denotes mastery.  More than a mere tool of…

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Top Chefs Dish ‘al Dente’ on Seattle’s Italian Cuisine

binNotes | a food, wine & travel blog by L.M. Archer, FWS | Bourgogne ML FoodableTV | Top Chefs Dish ‘al Dente’ on Seattle’s Italian Cuisine  Follow binNotes: | Twitter | Pinterest | Facebook | Instagram Like Sofia Loren, Seattle’s Italian cuisine scene owes ‘everything to pasta.’  And a bit more. With over 2,300 restaurants in the city, Italian eateries with staying power offer far more than just spaghetti and…

Basque Country Redux

binNotes | a food, wine & travel blog by L.M. Archer, FWS | Bourgogne ML Basque Country Redux Follow binNotes: | Twitter | Pinterest | Facebook | Instagram    Basque Country Redux Recently, I posted an update about TASTE Vacations tours to Basque Country and Rioja, Spain. A reader asked if I wouldn’t mind sharing a little bit more about the visit I referenced in the post. Duly noted. Here…

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That’s Amore| Seattle’s Wood Fire Pizza Scene

binNotes | a food, wine & travel blog by L.M. Archer, FWS | Bourgogne ML That’s Amore | Seattle’s Wood Fire Pizza Scene Follow binNotes: | Twitter | Pinterest | Facebook | Instagram   In Seattle, where there’s wood, there’s fire. Wood fired pizza, to be exact. The wood fired pizza scene scorches a wide swath through the Jet City, fueled in part by a raft of local craft breweries, artisan…

Views of San Sebastian Food walking tour with native Basque guide Itxaso. Image: L. M. Archer©2012

TASTE Vacations| Basque Country & Rioja ES

binNotes | a food, wine & travel blog by L.M. Archer, FWS | Bourgogne ML TASTE Vacations: Basque Country and Rioja| Spain Follow binNotes: | Twitter | Pinterest | Facebook | Instagram Welcome, dear readers…As promised,  I have a travel update for you. Last November I told you about my travels to Paso Robles, CA. for the Wine Tourism Conference to learn more about the TASTE Vacations luxury wine tours affiliate program. As an affiliate,…

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Umami Tsunami | Exploring the Fifth Flavor in Seattle

binNotes | a food, wine & travel blog by L.M. Archer, FWS | Bourgogne ML Umami Tsunami | Exploring the Fifth Flavor in Seattle Follow binNotes: | Twitter | Pinterest | Facebook | Instagram   You know the five fundamental flavors, don’t you? Sweet, salty, sour, bitter…and umami.  The Japanese term umami, loosely translated, means ‘satisfying, savory taste.’  Read more at FoodableTV…. ❦❦❦ Note: The ‘regular’ Stoneburner White Anchovy Pizza…

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Caffeinated in Seattle | The 5 Coffee Houses Consumers Can’t Get Enough Of

  binNotes | a wine blog by L.M. Archer, FWS | Bourgogne ML Caffeinated in Seattle |  5 Fabulous Coffee Houses Consumers Can’t Get Enough Of Follow binNotes: | Twitter | Pinterest | Facebook | Instagram       Seattleites love their coffee houses. Next to fleece, coffee proves the coziest way to cope with Seattle’s infamous drizzle. These fabulous five coffee houses brew up more than just comfort, caffeine and…

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WITWIB? FoodableTV!

binNotes | a wine blog by L.M. Archer, FWS | Bourgogne ML binNotes joins Foodable TV! Follow binNotes: | Twitter | Pinterest | Facebook | Instagram “It seems to me that our three basic needs, for food and security and love, are so mixed and mingled and entwined that we cannot straightly think of one without the others. So it happens that when I write of hunger, I am really writing…