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  • After hot and dry summer, California grape harvest gets early start

    After hot and dry summer, California grape harvest gets early start
    Hard to believe: It’s barely August and the California grape harvest has begun. Granted, it's still happening only sporadically at scattered vineyards. And we’re not talking Cabernet Sauvignon or Syrah, yet. At the moment, it’s...
  • Meaty fish can go with red or white wines

     Meaty fish can go with red or white wines
    A certain class of seafood could be called "cows that swim" or "steers with gills." The fish are meaty, fleshy, sometimes rich in fat, can take to a grill and are best served slightly rare at the center. Sounds like a beefsteak because that's their twin....
  • Wines to try from Southern California garagistes

    Wines to try from Southern California garagistes
    Here are some of the wines from Southern California garagistes I enjoyed recently. Most are very limited production and available almost exclusively through the winery's e-commerce site, though you may occasionally turn up one or two at a forward-thinking...
  • Rise of the California garagistes, from basements to barrels to fests

    Rise of the California garagistes, from basements to barrels to fests
    The first garagiste wine I ever tasted was one Luciano Sandrone made in the basement-garage of his house on the outskirts of Barolo, Italy. He and his wife, Mariuccia, were pasting the labels on the bottles by hand. Though he had a day job then and not...
  • Retail Therapy: Rockin' at the District

    Roq around the clock: KROQ will present its free, all-ages Roq N' Surf Concert Series from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the AMC courtyard in the District at Tustin Legacy, 2437 Park Ave., Tustin. Enjoy Mike Dena at noon Saturday, followed by...
  • Jenny Lewis not only has a new album, she has a new wine

    Jenny Lewis not only has a new album, she has a new wine
    It's hard to miss that songwriter and indie rocker Jenny Lewis just came out with her first album in six years, "The Voyager" — to rave reviews. She’s also got something else new, namely The Voyager wine, which will debut today exclusively...
  • Mexico, Caribbean food festivals

    Mexico, Caribbean food festivals
    Imagine lavish multicourse dinners served on the beach, cocktail parties with celebrity chefs you've seen on TV or wine tastings led by award-winning sommeliers. These are just a few reasons why tourists are flocking to wine and food festivals being...
  • Nice alternatives to some well-trodden tourist spots

    Nice alternatives to some well-trodden tourist spots
    For decades, visits to New York City have meant Broadway shows, Fifth Avenue shopping and slack-jawed stops at Times Square and the Statue of Liberty. Those experiences will always remain quintessential New York, but for the last year the city's tourism...
  • Vivo Italian Kitchen starts an Italiian movie series

    Vivo Italian Kitchen starts an Italiian movie series
    On Thursday, Vivo Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar in Hanover will debut a biweekly series of Italian movie nights. Each movie night will feature a four-course prix-fixe menu inspired by that night's film.  For the series opener, "The Godfather," Vivo's...
  • Marlow's Tavern Grilled Salmon recipe

    Marlow's Tavern Grilled Salmon recipe
    Makes 4 servings 4 (6-ounce) salmon fillets Coarse salt and pepper to taste 4 ounces salad oil 2 cups blanched baby kale 8 tablespoons dried whole cherries 8 tablespoons toasted almonds 2 cups jumbo couscous, cooked Finely chopped...
  • How to make the perfect summer cocktail — the Bellini

    Summertime is Bellini time. That's just the way it is. And now that peaches are coming back in season, why wait? For the uninitiated, we're talking about a Venetian cocktail of white peach juice and Prosecco, the sparkling wine from the Veneto. The...