Tradition, Terroir, and Rieslings: Why Dirt Matters—wine and food grow up together
An interview with me, talking about A Perfect Blindness, how and why I wrote it, Chicago back in the day, and other assorted ideas related to writing, novels, and the nature of truth will air on Radio Free Brooklyn, Thursday, April 5th. Vijay Ramanathan is with W Lance Hunt at Radio Free Brooklyn. 19 hrs · Brooklyn, New York Author of […]
As more than one reviewer has commented that the level of description and attention to detail in A Perfect Blindness makes it stand apart. […] Hunt successfully conjures the story’s time and a place in masterful detail. An expansive historical novel that ably evokes its time and place. —Kirkus Reviews […] packed with references to the streets […]
By its nature, Street Art doesn’t survive long. It’s ephemeral.
Balance and how to be prepared for the wine decisions of the future, by studying Mexican cuisine now.
Sights from a decade and a half ago in Buenos Aires, specifically the Caballito area, before returning to Manhattan in 2019.
But a fiction writer needs to adapt. This isn’t gospel: It’s a map, with lots of options.
Inexpensive wines make up the bulk of most people’s wine drinking. But reasonable doesn’t have to mean boring.
Finishing up a few examples of left coast street art before hopping back to Brooklyn and finding oldies from BsAs.
Brooklyn’s street art tends to be more bootstrap, guerrilla, and pick up, more stickers and graffiti, while in LA, there is more of the large format, paid artist mural. Sure, it has there are the guerrilla works, as there is in even small towns. Each has a bit of all, but the cities different vibes trickle down into the art: sunny and spacious leads to colorful murals, while the winter and density of buildings produce smaller works, more out of the basement or bedroom workshop style.
A simple sticker illustrating the Stairway to Heaven the Christian way, with a balance of Cash and Piety under an Ever Watchful Eye.Read More
I’ve had a odd relationship with wine clubs over a lot of years, mostly ending up with my cancelling each one in turn and not wanting to sign up again. To any club. Ever. But wine clubs seem to have matured over the past couple of decades, and I’ve read there is a renaissance in […]
The Georgian Qvevri method of making wine goes back to the 2nd or 3rd millennium BCE, long before Rome was even an Etruscan village and Burgundy was, well, just another spot of land in what would eventually become the Duchy of Burgundy in the Frankish Kingdom.