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Mozart, Bach and Strauss at Mantra

There must be very few food-conscious people in Pattaya who don’t know where to find Mantra Restaurant. If you are one of them (and...

Hobgoblins, Postilions and Claret

In Great Britain, they used to call any red wine from the Bordeaux region “claret”, regardless of its origin or pedigree. Some British people...

Nosing Around

Gascony, as you might remember (or possibly never knew) lies down in the South West of France with Bordeaux to the North, the...

Hold it right there!

Now listen; I don’t want to sound like a grumpy old git, but there’s one thing that really gets up my nose. Well,...

Planet of the Grapes

Did you know that there are about ten thousand species of wine-grapes in the world? The chances are that the average wine-drinker would...

A Touch of Glass

On Sukhumvit Road in Bangkok, there’s a restaurant where they give you an enormous wine glass if you order anything other than the...

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Government tackles school lunch problem

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