Francegiving

Bonjour y’all, welcome to the American Fables’ Review… thingy. I really gotta come up with a better name for these. But that’s all just a bunch of hoopla for Season Two, because tonight I welcome you to the much anticipated ~ Season One Finale ~ At long last, the votes are in and it looks like we’ll be doing a review of the international holiday, Francegiving! So, interesting tidbit about this review before we dig in: I’d already written this review back in November, right after Thanksgiving, but I never published it… Read More

Eurus

Next up on the chopping block: Euros by The Oh Hellos. Cross your legs, align your chakras, and let’s get a little bit spiritual. But first, an ad from our sponsors: Are you tired of today’s pop songs, always drawing from the same grab-bag of well-worn tropes and tired-out lyrics? Ready to trade lyrics like these: “I’m that motherfucker bustin’ heads, Finna push it to the ledge, Yeah, I’ve been smokin’ my meds Ain’t got no love for the feds.” – “44 More” by Logic Or “I met up with an acrobat… Read More

Croix de Guilan

Hey, so today we’re live-reviewing a two-day old bottle of Buzet’s Croix de Guilan that’s been hanging out in my fridge. It’s in the Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon family and it pairs well with boiled chicken (poule au pot). It also pairs well with stir-fried mushrooms (poêlée de cèpes), wild boar stew (civet de sanglier), and a tray of cheese (plateau de fromage). I don’t know if that’s supposed to be all at once, or if you’re having any one of those dishes separately you’re good to go, but you’ve definitely got… Read More