Steak Week. Wow. I mean, pardon the semantic frivolity, but that phrase has a lot of meat on the bone! Meaning, of course, that it carries with it a great deal of conceptual weight. I mean, steak week. STEAK WEEK!… Read More ›
Food & Wine Pairing
Discussions and comments related to pairing foods and wines.
So it’s First Friday today, so of course I’m thinking about our First Friday events, and in doing so, it just occurred to me that I NEVER put up a post about what I cooked for the LAST First Friday! As… Read More ›
Passport to Dry Creek Valley: A Modern Tradition with Century-Old Roots That’s the tagline, and no producer enacts its promise quite like Lytton Springs. Modern? Yes. By way of tradition. An Ecologically Friendly Building Made of Straw — Straw Bales, Earthen… Read More ›
Beautiful location? Lytton Springs. Check. Amazing wine? Ridge Vineyards, at Lytton Springs. Check. NEW Amazing Wine? Ridge Vineyards, at Lytton Springs. Check. Uber-rare, intoxicatingly rarefied, cellar offering amazing wine? Ridge Vineyards, at Lytton Springs. Check. Pizza? Check. Gourmet, artisan Pizza?… Read More ›
Monte Bello Noir? It was a dark and stormy night. Except it wasn’t. What it actually was, was a warm and sunny morning, with the low sun casting rays through the gauze of morning haze that lightly veiled the vineyards… Read More ›