Rodrigo Duterte, the mayor of Davao City, is sitting in his favorite bar, After Dark, a glass of brandy in front of him, a .38 pistol tucked in his waistband. He’s wearing jeans and a short-sleeved shirt loudly adorned with wine bottles and bunches of red and green grapes the same outfit he wore to work
In the province of Szechwan in China lived until last week Li Ching-yun.
The dark is good for all kinds of things, like love, trysts or even murder.
Steven Spurrier was in Mumbai but thinking of Paris.
If there were any climate-change doubters in the wine industry, it seems they are now as rare as a 1921 Chteau d’Yquem.
Brawn may be its name, but it’s not just aficionados of the classic pig’s-head terrine who are hotfooting it to this diner in London’s hip Bethnal Green. It’s everyone who appreciates what’s au courant on the London culinary scene: plates for sharing, the revived art of charcuterie and biodynamic wines
One of the most extensive wine cellars in the world is about to sell off thousands of items from its prized collection — allowing buyers to own a piece of bottled history.
The archbishops of Canterbury and York are recommending that churches stop sharing the chalice at communion over swine flu fears, the Church of England said Thursday. The archbishops wrote a letter to all Church of England bishops with the recommendation.
The State Department voiced concern Thursday about the secret trial in Iran of an American journalist on espionage charges, calling it "baseless" and saying her release could aid U.S.-Iranian relations. Acting department spokesman Robert Wood confirmed Iranian reports that Roxana Saberi went on trial in Iran earlier this week on charges of spying. According to the reports, Iranian authorities said she has confessed
An American journalist detained in Iran has received a visit from an attorney, her father said on Monday. “We’re relieved” at news of the attorney’s visit to Roxana Saberi, said her father, Reza Saberi, from his Fargo, North Dakota, home.