Gallant: Building a better palate on a budget

If I had been branching out, testing my wine palate, only through a wine merchant, the bill would run well more than $100, if not much more.

But the last two months, I’ve attended Heirloom Café and Fresh Market’s second Tuesday tastings, which are an affordable way to get to know wines whose bottle prices would scare off any experimentation.

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Hours to make a gingerbread house, but only seconds to break it, Online Athens

Two Heirloom Café pastry chefs spent hours baking gingerbread, sometimes off the clock.












By their account, building a tiny edible replica of their Chase Street workplace required four hands and two full days to hoist gingerbread walls and apply the sweet mortars needed to assemble the structure.

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