The restaurant serves lunch with suggested wine pairings Thursday through Sunday, but it’s dinner that elevates the Justin tasting experience above most other wineries in the country: Chef Paul Arangorin prepares a five-course, $130 menu composed of ingredients from regional purveyors with two levels of wine pairings offered ($45 or $95 for reserve). Food pairings will also be offered at the new tasting room opening this fall off the square in downtown Paso Robles. … [Read more...] about Paso Robles’ modern wine scene starts at Justin Vineyards
Frank Dardis knows that corn well. The longtime semi-pro baseball player and coach grew up in Peosta, Iowa, a town of 1,500 about 15 miles east of Dyersville, population 4,200. Dardis is almost 66 now and he’s pitched so many innings in his life that he’s unable to straighten his left arm. It was Dardis, wearing an ancient baseball glove that a friend found in a New York City antique store, who lobbed pitches to me as I swung from the heels, trying to send the ball out to the corn. I never came close. … [Read more...] about Is this heaven? No, it’s the Iowa farm where “Field of Dreams” was filmed — but it’s pretty close
"While I am not guilty of everything I’ve been accused of, I confess to being guilty of this — I have treated relationships with women far too casually, in some cases even recklessly. My behavior has been destructive and sinful," Crist added. "I’ve sinned against God, against women and the people who I love the most. I have violated my own Christian beliefs, convictions and values, and have hurt many people in the process." … [Read more...] about John Crist speaks out 8 months after sexual misconduct allegations: ‘Biggest hypocrite in all of this was me’
Suffice it to say, Black people helped make Twitter cool for more than a decade. And the site still needs brown fingers tweeting into the ether to remain relevant. So, is it safe to assume the company, which is headquartered in San Francisco, hires, retains and promotes Black people in a way that reflects their importance online as users? … [Read more...] about Does Twitter love the idea of Black employees as much as it loves Black Twitter?
“Is this crazy, Coach Lynn?” McVay said Thursday. “We’re talking about some of this stuff and we’re playing football? I mean, we’re going to social distance, but we play football? This is really hard for me to understand all this. I don’t want to be – I don’t get it. I really don’t.” … [Read more...] about Kiszla: No snowflakes allowed. Von Miller, Kareem Jackson won’t be last Broncos to get coronavirus.