Flûte & Dram: Where Champagne Wishes & Whiskey Dreams Come True

Sasanian Russian Osetra

The moment that the famous Dom Pérignon first discovered champagne, he exclaimed, “come quickly, I am tasting the stars!” And Mark Twain bellowed that “too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.” If Dom and Mark were still around today, I’d bet my bottom dollar that they’d both be spending a great deal of … Continue Reading

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The Birch & Vine Revisited – Brunch, Lunch & Dinner

Scallops and Grits Close-Up

The Birch & Vine, and The Canopy rooftop bar, used to be one of my frequent hangouts when they opened in May 2013. In the summer of 2013, I was at The Canopy nearly every weekend (when I was footloose and fancy free), and ate dinner at The Birch & Vine on a regular basis. It actually became my favorite … Continue Reading

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