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Issue: 2017-08-09, PHOTO: Katie Thom

Culinary queen and DIY entrepreneur Katie Thom might be flying by the seat of her pants, but when she sets her mind on something, she does it, and with force. Though operating a food truck has been on her mind for the last 10 years, it was a... more

Aug 9, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2016-08-25, PHOTO: Florian Lemphers

Meet our dogs, they live for us, we live for them, the Yukon would not be the Yukon without Dog Culture. Send us photos of Yukon dogs and their people! more

Aug 25, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Dog Culture

We are familiar with names of great French Bordeaux wines like Château Lafite Rothschild, that sell out immediately, year after year, and command prices that average, for the 2009 vintage, $1500 a bottle. When it comes to Roll Royce wines, the... more

Apr 25, 2013 12:00 AM Beverages

Dear Yukoners, Warm greetings from Adelaide, Australia! Bloody hot greetings more like it. Your very own Yukon Gold Comics (Jenny Hamilton, George Maratos, Stephen McGovern, and I) are going through a creative comedy makeover by shaking their pasty more

Mar 28, 2013 12:00 AM Yukon Outside

It is amazing how the experiences and passion for wine that I have shared with friends has come to colour and enrich my life, and the way my friends and I share together. Yesterday I received a very special little postcard from France from an... more

Jan 19, 2012 12:00 AM Beverages

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Issue: 2011-10-13

For most astronomers there is always the memory of that first, jaw-dropping, eye-popping, "I don't believe this is real" experience at the eyepiece of a telescope. You even get the chance to hear the occasional, "Holy Smokes!" every once in a... more

Oct 13, 2011 12:00 AM Hobbies

Holy cow, it has a cork!" These were the exact words I exclaimed to a friend when I went to open a bottle of Australian Yellow Tail Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve ($17.90) several weeks ago. If you're a wine drinker, you're probably familiar with... more

Jun 2, 2011 12:00 AM Beverages

As we race toward Christmas and the new year of promise that follows, I can't help but reflect on the wonderful and poignant experiences that have transpired over these last 12 months. Post-Christmas, last year, began with a wonderful evening... more

Dec 24, 2009 12:00 AM Beverages

With the drop in temperatures, the shorter days and the recent snowfall, I am reminded that we are headed into the holiday season. Few places give me more of that happy feeling, of the anticipation of Winter Solstice, Chanukah, Christmas... more

Dec 3, 2009 12:00 AM Beverages

I had some friends out to my cabin this past weekend for a great fall dinner with pasta and several good Oregon pinot noirs to try with the main course. For dessert, one of my guests brought a wonderful, home-made Tiramisu. more

Nov 5, 2009 12:00 AM Beverages

I, like many wine enthusiasts, love the challenge of finding the right wine to pair with a meal. Many people start with this simple axiom: white wine with white meat; red wine with red meat – not a bad starting place as few things taste better... more

Aug 13, 2009 12:00 AM Beverages

For some time, my editor has been urging me to explore the world of non-alcoholic wines and I have to admit that I put off his request, perhaps not being really sure how to approach the subject. Or perhaps it was just that, to me, as a wine... more

Feb 26, 2009 12:00 AM Beverages

As I reflect upon the approaching year end, I would like to thank you, the readers, for providing me with encouragement, enthusiasm and support for my articles. I hope that they have encouraged you to explore new wine territory and given you new idea more

Dec 25, 2008 12:00 AM Beverages

The best wine experiences that I have enjoyed have been dinners with friends, often under unexpected circumstances. There was a night in the mortuary of the English Cemetery in the middle of a traffic circle in Florence, Italy, where I drank wonderf more

Nov 27, 2008 12:00 AM Beverages