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An Italian market near you: Go for the pasta or subs, but don’t leave without perusing the aisles

ETHNIC MARKET SCOUT | More than a dozen items to check out to stock your pantry well.

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Try these reds and rosés for Valentine’s Day

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PICKS | Spend $15 or $50 on a bottle fit for a romantic meal.

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Why can’t new restaurants ever open on time?

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The question isn’t what causes their delays. The question is, what doesn’t?

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Momofuku CCDC review: For the shrimp buns and servers, the wait is worth it

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2.5 stars | D.C. outpost doesn’t get it all right — including the ramen and desserts — but what’s good is great.

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‘Bottled poetry,’ plus 4 other wines to ring in 2016

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PICKS | This week’s selections are from France, Portugal, Australia and California.

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5 imported wines to share for the holidays

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PICKS | This week’s festive selections are from Italy, Austria and France.

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Two events to help get your holiday drinks in order

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FOOD CALENDAR | Plus a few more happenings for the week.

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5 wines for holiday entertaining and other winter drinking

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PICKS | Hearty reds from France and Texas, a bargain sparkler and a white port perfect for Christmas Eve.

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Celebrate by raising a glass of any or all of these 5 wines

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PICKS | Spend $15 to $47 and you could get a South African Riesling and small-grower champagne.

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Pop the cork on the bubbles that James Bond drinks, plus 4 more

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PICKS | A $37 English brut earns 3 stars, stacked up against bottles from Champagne, France.