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Delicious Democracyat Fish & Game

The Fish and Game restaurant sits proudly in the centre of Hudson, about two hours drive from New York City. Housed inside a wonderful stone farmhouse, it’s owned and operated by the eclectic chef crew of Kevin Pomplun, Zakary Pelaccio and Jori Jayne Emde – all three of them sharing a wide range of experience, a love for cuisine, and a shared urge to leave the crazy crank of New York in search for more tranquil times.  “Hudson Valley regional cuisine focused on local seasonal products”, is how they first…

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Food 

Delicious Democracyat Fish & Game

The Fish and Game restaurant sits proudly in the centre of New York’s beautiful Hudson Valley, about two hours drive from New York City. Housed inside a wonderful stone farmhouse, it’s owned and operated by the eclectic chef crew of Kevin Pomplun, Zakary Pelaccio and Jori Jayne Emde – all three of them sharing a wide range of experience, a love for cuisine, and a shared urge to leave the crazy crank of New York in search for a more tranquil offering. “Hudson Valley regional cuisine focused on local seasonal…

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The fashion sure is 'directional' this season of Game of Thrones

The new season of Game of Thrones is upon us and so is a new mood in fashion. Indeed there’s something quite… of-the-moment about the looks being worn in Westeros (et al). Perhaps it’s because the fantasy world is in a state of war, with some kind of dubious potential leaders of the free (and not so free) worlds having a tilt at the throne and it’s hitting a little close to home. After all fashion can be an awfully good barometer for the political and social climate. Remember Dior’s new look…

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England triumph a 'springboard' for women's game – reaction & highlights

Media playback is not supported on this device England’s World Cup triumph can be a “springboard” for women’s cricket around the world, according to captain Heather Knight. The hosts beat India by nine runs at Lord’s in front of a sell-out 26,500 crowd, the second biggest in Women’s World Cup history. More than 50 million people worldwide watched the group stages. “What a tournament it has been – the support, the cricket and everything about it,” said Knight. Anya Shrubsole took 6-46 – the best figures in a World Cup…

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Comic-Con: Which fans are 'crazier' – Star Wars or Game of Thrones?

Members of any fandom are passionate, but Game of Thrones and Star Wars actress Gwendoline Christie was put in an awkward position when she was asked which of her fan bases was “crazier”. During the Game of Thrones panel at Comic-Con, a fan asked Christie – who plays Brienne of Tarth in the fantasy drama and Captain Phasma in the latest Star Wars films – who was more passionate. Perhaps unsurprisingly, she gave a diplomatic answer. “It’s not really a craziness, but the level of passion is pretty much equal,”…

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