Roger Morris

Roger Morris writes about wine, food, and travel for about 20 publications and is author of the recently published The Brandywine Book of Food (Storm Coast Press, 2009). In addition to The Hunt, he contributes to Beverage Media, The Drinks Business (UK), Sommelier News, Saveur, Robb Report, epicurious.com, Wine Enthusiast, Appellation America, Drinks, Intermezzo, Santé, and Caviar Affair, among others.

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  • For a Sophisticated Vacation, Escape to Montreal

    For a Sophisticated Vacation, Escape to Montreal

    The festive French-speaking capital is the perfect spot for a getaway.



    In returning to Montreal after several years’ absence, what struck me was that, although things have naturally changed, the Canadian city remains…
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  • Riannon Walsh’s Gin Mill

    Riannon Walsh’s Gin Mill

    The Welsh-born Chester County woman recently launched Brandywine Branch in Elverson.



    It’s a chilly autumn midweek morning, when the sun is warm and the shadows are cold. Riannon Walsh walks into her newly…
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  • J’s Cafe Has Something for Everyone

    J’s Cafe Has Something for Everyone

    The Greenville cafe, tucked inside Janssen’s Market, bridges the gap between coffee shop and convenience restaurant.



    In many ways, Greenville is to Wilmington what the Buckhead district is to Atlanta—or, taking a more urban setting, what Grand Central…
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  • 7 Savory Holiday Gifts

    7 Savory Holiday Gifts

    Here’s where you can find tasty treats throughout the Brandywine Valley.



    Often, it is the thought that counts. True, family holiday gifts often fulfill a specific need or a whispered wish, whether it’s…
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  • The History of Pill Boxes

    The History of Pill Boxes

    These antiques date back to 1,500 BC.



    In a time of high technology that offers us a digital app for every possible human activity, there is something delightfully retro…
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  • Reinventing Maryland’s Fair Hill Inn

    Reinventing Maryland’s Fair Hill Inn

    Chef Frederick Lewis brings farm-to-table fine dining to Cecil County.



    Chef Frederick Lewis understands that when he’s serving up satisfying foods and refreshing wines to his fine dining customers, he’s also providing…
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  • Pair Summer Salads with Rosé Wines

    Pair Summer Salads with Rosé Wines

    They’re on trend and light enough for the sultry season.



    Over the past few years, the garden salad-once an uninspiring tangle of lettuce and croutons drenched with Italian or Russian dressing-has undergone…
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  • 10 Tips for Creating the Perfect Tailgate

    10 Tips for Creating the Perfect Tailgate

    Everything from what foods to serve to preparing for unpredictable weather.



    A tailgater is, first of all, a movable feast. And the more we understand how this movable feast came about and how it…
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  • Collectible Dolls Tell a Cultural History

    Collectible Dolls Tell a Cultural History

    Fabrics and hairstyles are among their historical distinctions.



    Is it any wonder that many adults collect dolls? “They tell us a lot about the period when they were created,” says…
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  • Sojourning Across Sicily

    Sojourning Across Sicily

    The Italian region offers everything from history to island hopping.



    On the hour-long drive across western Sicily from the airport at Palermo to the old wine port of Marsala, the fields are…
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  • Giving Antique Objects a Second Chance

    Giving Antique Objects a Second Chance

    Salvaged architectural fragments can serve as modern design inspiration and focal points.



    It’s only natural to fall in love with an object that comes to us from another time. That rare Navajo rug, we…
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  • Presents for the Palate

    Presents for the Palate

    These culinary treats make for perfect stocking stuffers.



    Once upon a time, long before children could just text their lists to Santa, they would hang their stockings on the mantelpiece…
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