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Sam Gugino

Nov/Dec 99 Issue : News & Features

The Perfect Cup: Espresso

Good espresso is hard to find in U.S. coffee bars. While a trip to Italy is one solution, another may lie closer to home

Posted: December 1, 1999    By Sam Gugino


Mar/Apr 99 Issue : News & Features

Green Gold

Long Savored Along the Mediterranean, Olive Oil is Adding Zest to America's Diet

Posted: April 1, 1999    By Sam Gugino


Nov/Dec 98 Issue : News & Features

Caviar Cachet

Once Plentiful and Cheap, the Sturgeon Roe Craved by Czars Increases in Demand as the Politics of Procurement Become More Byzantine

Posted: December 1, 1998    By Sam Gugino


Nov/Dec 98 Issue : Celebrities

Maestro of the Myriad

Restaurateur Drew Nieporent owns and operates a veritable dining empire and shows no signs of abdicating his throne.

Posted: December 1, 1998    By Sam Gugino


Sep/Oct 98 Issue : Drinks

Cognac's Cocktail Comeback

Though Purists May Shudder, France's Premier Brandy Mixes with the Cocktail Crowd

Posted: October 1, 1998    By Sam Gugino


Nov/Dec 97 Issue : News & Features

Food of the Gods

Since the Days of the Aztecs, No Food Has Incited More Passion than Chocolate

Posted: November 1, 1997    By Sam Gugino


May/Jun 97 Issue : News & Features

Java Lust

If It Were Up to John Martinez, Everyone Would Be Drinking Estate Coffee

Posted: May 1, 1997    By Sam Gugino


Summer 95 Issue : News & Features

The ABCs of Coffee

The Search for a Great Cup of Coffee Must Consider the Type of Bean, The Country of Origin and the Roast

Posted: June 1, 1995    By Sam Gugino


Spring 94 Issue : News & Features

Espresso Ecstasy

Espresso drinks with all their endless permutations have been the rage in coffee meccas like Seattle and the San Francisco Bay Area for several years. Now, the java flood is spreading.

Posted: March 1, 1994    By Sam Gugino


Summer 93 Issue : The Good Life

Bix, San Francisco

Bix is the kind of place you thought existed only in the movies; it is a truer-than-life supper club. Cocktails and wines are given equal prominence...more

Posted: June 1, 1993    By Sam Gugino


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