I first learned the word as a child, from a Peanuts cartoon. Gauche. Something about Snoopy disparaging someone else’s root beer quaffing. So, my question is this: is Ravioli Two Ways gauche? Reason I ask is, I was tasting a… Read More ›
Food & Wine Pairing
Discussions and comments related to pairing foods and wines.
Every once in a while, we pull a rabbit out of the hat. This wine, is that hat. ~ Some of you may know it; possibly by direct experience, most only by rumor. It’s a summer wine, so if you’ve… Read More ›
The occasion was what is called, in proper politico parlance, a “working dinner.” In this case, it was a Superpower rendition thereof: heading up the guest list? U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping. And paired with the… Read More ›
Consider The Monte Bello. Consider many Monte Bellos: Then consider this place: A Voce — Wine Spectator Grand Award-Winning Restaurant in NYC And these people: Olivier Flosse: Legendary Bordeaux-trained Sommelier (holder of the coveted Diploma-Universitaire d’Aptitude a la Degustation, Bordeaux,… Read More ›