Moonshine at Compass Distillers
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#890 Drink Moonshine

Moonshine has always been the bad boy of hard liquor.  It got its reputation from historically being brewed in secret to avoid paying tax on alcohol and having a higher alcohol content than traditional whiskey.  Moonshine is gaining more of a spotlight as distillers are putting the corn mash based liquor on their roster (ensuring… Continue reading #890 Drink Moonshine

Macarons from Fauchon
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#563 Eat Macarons in France

Macarons have become a French icon. These pastel coloured sweets are as beautiful as they are delicious. They are notoriously difficult to make (like many French delicacies). I can vouch for this, as I've tried my hand at making them and ended up with only 10 viable macarons after a full afternoon of work. For… Continue reading #563 Eat Macarons in France

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#141 Eat at a Michelin Star Restaurant

If you're a foodie like me, eating at a Michelin star restaurant is a must for your bucket list.  Michelin stars are an international benchmark that indicate restaurants with dishes of exceptional quality. You may be wondering why a gourmet restaurant rating system shares a name with a brand of tires. The Michelin Tire company… Continue reading #141 Eat at a Michelin Star Restaurant