• Wine heist at The French Laundry

      “Wine thief with nose for the best reaps huge haul at The French Laundry” – SFGate YOUNTVILLE – ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a grouse; The children were nestled all snug in their beds; While memories of chanterelles danced in the diners’ heads; The shrine to fine dining was closed for a remodel All the foie gras put away, cor.

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    • Discovering A Culinary Hotspot: Dining at Element 112

      Last summer we attended the Tree City film festival in Sylvania. It was held in the Sylvania Historical Train Barn and we enjoyed the selection of short films. The festival location was right next door to one of the coolest restaurants in our area: Element 112. Green Dragon and I both agreed we needed to pay a visit there very soon.

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  • Kickin’ it with Kitchit!

    … out. Need a great gift? Kitchet also has gift cards to help your friends and family survive the holidays. Happy eating! Kitchet is available in San Francisco, New York, Chicago and Los Angeles. The post Kickin’ it with Kitchit! appeared first on Luscious Lushes - a wine, food, and travel blog. …

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  • Loners Unite!

    … experience that is existentially quite distinct from mere feeding? Do we miss anything ethically or existentially significant when we dine alone? It also raises questions about the ethos of our day and the place of dining in it. Does dining alone reflect a dystopic trend toward a society of disconnected loners nurtured by the individualist ethos of our…

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  • Michel Jacob’s Le Crocodile Celebrates 30 Years

    …’ impression. Or, there may be a few. Or, most likely—especially if they’re looking for a ‘go to,’ ‘special occasion‘ room—it will be a stalwart, like Le Crocodile. Back when I worked with Zagat—when it was still the original and most potent of restaurant rating agencies—there was an unmistakable core group of chefs and restos always…

    Tim Pawsey/ hiredBelly.com- 3 readers -
  • Bufala: Local Boy Brings it Home

    …—and suit the neighbourhood.” Smart. Why don’t more people think like that? Read more about Bufala in this weekend’s Courier… 5395 West Blvd at 38th Ave. Open daily 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Pizza paddles frame the non-stop action in the open kitchen Tagged as: Belly's Budget Best, Dining, restaurant reviews …

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  • Ribelle in Brookline Gives Boston a Sense of Place

    … with the mafalde pasta, ribiola due latte, shiitake oil, pangrattata, and parsley. The best dish I have ever experienced in a Boston restaurant over the twenty two years I have been living here is easily Ribelle’s sweetbreads, coppa, sage brown butter (the white crumbles are products of molecular gastronomic prep that taste like sage brown butter), and celery…

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  • Choosing a Restaurant Wine List Over Food

    … As the eight of us maneuvered on a street corner to hail two NYC yellow cabs, my son asked me why we were traveling from 66th and Central Park West to Williamsburg, Brooklyn for dinner. “Aren’t there any nice restaurants in Manhattan?” It was a fair question. I explained I had booked a table for ten at Reynard because “I wanted a shot…

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  • The Gorge in Winter

    … called Red Alert and features art inspired by the color red. So check out Hood River’s First Fridays, and make sure to stop by The Pines for art, music, and a taste from the oldest vines in the area. Like this: Like Loading... Related ~ by winedogreview on February 6, 2010. Posted in dining, Restaurants, reviews, Wine, Wineries Tags: Bingen, Columbia Gorge Winegrowers Association; Lyle, Hood River, Ore, WA …

    The Wine Dog Reviewin Cabernet Sauvignon- 1 readers -
  • JRDN, A Modern Oasis In PB

    … of the build your own salad. The raw bar menu is also extensive and inventive. This is a high end place and is a bit noisy because of the very active bar scene spilling into the dining room, but the service is impeccable and we had a table that looked out onto the darkened patio and that reflected the changing wall sculpture and made people watching…

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  • Spiced Pears and Persimmons Amity Style

    … fruit and refrigerate. The Chef at Le Bistro Maison used his pears in a cranberry goat cheese and toasted walnut salad with roasted shallot dressing, but they’re good as dessert with some vanilla ice cream, or on top of breakfast cereal. Like this: Like Loading... Related ~ by winedogreview on December 28, 2009. Posted in dining, Dogs, Food, Recipes, Restaurants, Wine, Wineries …

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