What Your Favorite Wine Says About You

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Find out what your favorite wine says about your personality. Although, to be fair, as long as you’re drinking wine, there is something very correct about you.

What Your Favorite Wine Says About You

If you love Malbec…


You have a box full of adult toys and you like …read more

Must Try Super Bowl Appetizers with a Spanish Flare!

Superbowl Chicken Wings

Football in New England and football in Barcelona don’t really see eye to eye. Both teams have their fanatic fans and both sports are filled with epic moments of glory and bitter moments of defeat, but in Spain there are always two questions:

“Do people really watch the Super Bowl just …read more

Recipe: Spanish Spicy Chicken Wings

Spanish Chicken Wings

A classic BBQ star and Super Bowl Party essential, chicken wings can be done in countless ways. So, in keeping with your theme, we have a marinade recipe that is sweet, smoky, spicy, and Spanish.

We incorporate smoked Spanish paprika, honey, sesame, and sherry vinegar with Spanish olive oil to give …read more

Recipe: Spanish Chili with Chorizo

Aturian Fabada with Chorizo

An alternative to bean and meat “chili” at this year’s Super Bowl party is the hearty stew from the Spanish region of Asturias known as Fabada. One of this northern region’s claims to gastronomic fame, Fabada is great for feeding a crowd and is really para chuparse los dedos—They’re “finger-sucking …read more

Recipe: Valencian Paella

Valencian Paella

The Mediterranean Spanish province of Valencia is known as the home of paella, and though there are plenty of iterations of this dish that revolve around fruits of the sea, the true “Paella Valenciana” is all about the bounty of the land. Typical proteins include chicken, rabbit, and …read more

What’s New at Fogo de Chao Portland?

What’s New at Fogo de Chao Portland? There is no shortage of good steakhouses in Portland. Staples like Ruth’s Chris, Portland City Grill and Morton’s showcase the options available at almost every corner in the city. So it was a bit of a surprise for many to see another …read more

Confessions of an Invisible Man

When talking with my friends in Italy, I realize how little down time I take. Somewhere in August of last year (or maybe it was the year before) I got into battle mode. After that, free time disappeared. Not because of any mandate from above. This was totally self-imposed, getting …read more

Burgundy, Your Schnoz, Global Warming, And 3000 Year Old Vino

There have been some behind-the-scenes changes going on here at 1WD HQ. The more observant among you will notice that I finally ditched the comment engines altogether and have declared that war officially over, it having ended in my inglorious defeat. We’ll be sticking to some enhanced WordPress comments from …read more