Thanksgiving Diary: Coffee

Before we ventured into the LA Flower Market, we stopped by one of the best coffee roasters in the area,¬†Handsome Coffee. As my sister says, “It’s very bright.” Meaning the roast. I’m not a big coffee drinker, but I enjoy a cafe au lait a la Handsome. Grab yourself a nicer-than-usual bag of coffee for…

Wine Recommendation: Purple Moon Merlot

Purple¬†Moon Merlot will do you well with friends on chilly Saturday evenings. (A bottle has certainly done us well tonight! And on many other occasions.) With a well-blown wine glass (more on that to come), the nose indicates blackberry overtones. The taste is fruity with a vanilla finish. Surely, you’ve left your wine bottle uncorked…