April 21, 2011

Reading this is almost like music to my ears. The only thing better would be research that says repeated dining on the chargrilled oysters at the Acme Oyster House reduces the risk of cancer by 80%!

Likewise, I don’t know about this, but I do know that the large bottles of Bolla Chianti and Bolla Pinot Grigio at the local Fry’s for $12.99 a bottle suit my taste buds just fine. I may be an 18-hole golf course snob, but I’m no wine snob, that’s for sure. For me, it just has to taste good, and when it comes to white wines they have to be light, cold, and wet.

(Hat tips on the links above: Instapundit)

And speaking of golf, pictures like this is why I cannot wait for the British Open. Beautiful rustic tracts the way the game was meant to be played, not these cockamamie “target golf” venues so much in vogue. I love the fact that the Open is played at odd hours so you’re watching golf on USA Network at, like, ten in the morning. The fact it takes place on Goodboys Invitational weekend makes it all that more special – it’s fun to show up at all the golf courses we play that weekend and see live golf being played and commented on by the assembled at the various bars. I can’t wait.

Wednesday or Thursday, it doesn’t matter to me, and it isn’t going to rock my religion one way or another.

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  1. Drago’s is the place for chargrilled oysters. No comparison.

    Comment by Rob — April 21, 2011 @ 4:43 am


  2. I do love my Santa Margharita Pinot Grigio but I agree, many of the lower shelf wines are just as good.

    Comment by Jana — April 21, 2011 @ 5:30 am


  3. Drago’s, huh? I may have to ask you to take me there the next time I’m around your way!

    Comment by The Great White Shank — April 21, 2011 @ 10:29 am


  4. It’s out there in suburbia and it’s a little pricey but I’m game. The owner is related to my former boss and we used to eat there occasionally … on the company dime. They also provided catering to some of our company events. Kinda miss that. 🙂

    http://www.dragosrestaurant.com/about/our-oysters/

    Comment by Rob — April 21, 2011 @ 11:08 am


  5. The pictures alone have me, to quote a Pink Floyd bootleg tune, raving and drooling. It’s officially on my bucket list.

    Comment by The Great White Shank — April 21, 2011 @ 4:22 pm


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