Ellie Bufkin
Ellie Bufkin
A native of the Washington DC area, Ellie has years of experience working for some of the finest wine programs in the United States including Per Se, The Inn at Little Washington, Cityzen, Maialino, and Spago. These days, Ellie writes about her experiences in wine, travel, and many other topics for various publications. Ellie resides in New York City, you can follow her on Instagram or Twitter @SommEllie.
In ‘Black Panther,’ Wakanda Is A Trumpian Fever Dream

If you forget that Wakanda is supposed to be in East Africa, it starts to sound an awful lot like a Trumpian fantasy land.

Oscar Snub Repeats Tonya Harding’s Life Story Of Losing Unfairly To Pretty Girls

There are a lot of wonderful things I could say about other nominees, but ‘I, Tonya’ deserves to be recognized alongside them.

‘I, Tonya’ Offers A Moment Of Redemption For Tonya Harding’s Rough Life

After years of living my own life, complete with very bad choices and a lot of help from loved ones, I deeply regret choosing to judge Tonya Harding for a story I only knew from TV.

The Kardashians Are O.J. Simpson’s Celebrity Heirs

There is something almost funny about using a family famous for no reason to promote a series about a time we were all obsessed with a former football star for no

Restaurants Ponder How To Charge Patrons For Obamacare

Eateries like Franny’s in New York City can’t afford Obamacare regulations without huge price hikes.

Why Do We Love Watching Gordon Ramsay Yell At People?

Modern culture is obsessed with celebrities and image, no less for chefs than for everything else. Why do we love seeing Gordon Ramsay yell at kids?

Why Yelp Restaurant Reviews Aren’t Trustworthy

When your clientele gets good feelings from finding problems, it becomes nearly impossible to take care of them.

Is Tipping Wait-Staff Over?

Hospitality trendsetter Danny Meyer has announced he will eliminate tipping at all of his 13 full-service restaurants.