October 30 Morning Roundup

Michael Agnew, Surly Darkness skeptic, is won over by this year’s vintage, and serves up a thoughtful essay on pairing beer and cheese, the joy of reverse trick or treating, expect massive crowds downtown during Halloween this weekend, Kitchen Bitch critiques the ad campaign for the Affair, Tangled Noodle celebrates a year of blogging, Teddy from Hungry in SW encounters the most decadent pasta of his life at Tosca, and duck and berry musings at the always excellent Trout Caviar.