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2012 Sterling Vintner’s Reserve Chardonnay

I love chards. They are beautifully complex. A good Calfornia style chard and scallops are a match made in heaven. Yumm. This particular wine has been one of my long time favs. When the 2012 hit the shelves I was … Continue reading

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Happy Weekend

No review, but this is the night. Enjoy your weekend!

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Interesting New Link

For those that know me, know I love to cook as well as drink wine. For the longest time I had a link up for Erika Strum’s mostly foodie blog. Well times change and Erika has moved on to a … Continue reading

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The Stop Food and Wine event and Thirteenth St Wines

We went to a food and wine charity event last night at The Stop. The event was coordinated by Danielle with funds being used to run their projects. Thirteenth St wines were served during the event with Peter from 13th … Continue reading

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A Delicate Balance

Dinner with wine used to be simple. The rule was white wine with white meat and red wine with red meat. But most of us don’t just eat meat and potatoes or drink claret and chablis these days. With modern … Continue reading

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Tom Kha Gai Recipe

Hope everyone had a great weekend. We entertained good friends over the weekend. The meal was uniquely southeast Asian. It featured Vietnamese spring-rolls, mango-ginger salad, amok, red curry pork and tom kha gai soup. The wines were a bunch of … Continue reading

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Top Threes of 2009 – First Place

2009, a great year to love food and wine, really it was. Of the 170+ restaurant meals and 350+ bottles of wine consumed there was much choice and many memorable moments, but it was the following that ‘hit the spot’ … Continue reading

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Eating in Paris, part 4

Nothing is sadder then rounding up a trip in Paris, but really vacations are no more then escapes from everyday life and, after all, reality awaits everyone eventually. Here are a few more eating ideas in Paris that will suit … Continue reading

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Eating in Paris, part 3

If you are looking for the perfect Paris dining experience that does not require a Michelin guide entry, look no further then Chez Janou in the 3ieme. Cramped, noisy, chalkboard menus and reservations required, this local Bistrot is fantastic. In … Continue reading

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Eating in Paris, part 2

Paris is a huge melting pot of people and cultures, with this comes culinary delights from many nations. on night three we chose to head off to our favorite Moroccan restaurant, Le 404 in the 3ieme. Just north of the … Continue reading

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Eating in Paris, part 1

Being in Paris means opening our culinary trip with a tried and tested family favorite. Relais de Venise is the benchmark for l’Entrecote (‘steak and frites’) in Paris. It remains the only place that locals queue nightly in order to … Continue reading

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Buon Appetito – San Diego

I am in transit back home through San Diego. This restaurant in Little Italy is outstanding. I hate being a creature of habit when I am in foreign cities but when you find a great restaurant why risk somewhere else … Continue reading

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Sangria Recipe

I am off on a business trip so I thought I share a quick and easy recipe for sangria. The rest of the week will be small little updates on wines I am drinking on the road. Sangria is great … Continue reading

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Gorgonzola Stuffed Pork Tenderloin Recipe

This is a recipe I tossed together last night since I had decided to grab a nice tenderloin at my butcher and was stuck figuring out what I was going to do with it. This is simple and really can … Continue reading

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Blue Cheese Risotto Recipe

Here is a nice risotto recipe that pairs well with burgundy style red or a nice dry chardonnay. The key to any risotto is really patience and attention to the moisture levels as you add the stock. Ingredients (will keep … Continue reading

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Sydney Musings

So much in so little time, Wednesday afternoon here we are coifing pints so time for a summary. For breakfasts we hit The Bourke Street Bakery Cafe which is a zoo. Good cafe pulls and good pastries/breads. For Sydney it … Continue reading

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Frames Cafe, Surrey Hills

After a nice day at the Sydney beaches it was time to have a late lunch. Stopped at Frames Cafe on Bourke at Cleveland St. Such a nice surprise as we both had fantastic food, a mediteranean melt for me … Continue reading

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Chili Recipe

While the reviews are about to come back (now that I am at home and not running around like a chicken sans head) I thought I’d start off with a lovely recipe that is sure to get the fire in … Continue reading

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