| Sep 29, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Harry's Bishops Corner and Maximum Beverage partner for a pizza and wine tasting Oct. 7 at 6:30 p.m. The dinner features wines from around the world, paired with samplings of Harry's unique pizza combinations.
Gluten-free options are available; must...
| Sep 19, 2013
Bon Appetit Presents Chicago Gourmet returns next week for its sixth year, celebrating Chicago's chefs over two days (three, counting the preview events) of food and wine tastings, cooking demonstrations, seminars and more.
Bigger and more ambitious...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 44 S. Main St., West Hartford, features a "100 Preview" event Sept. 27 at 6 p.m., to highlight new additions to its collection of 100 wines by the glass. The preview event includes wine tasting and hors d'oeuvres....
| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:00 PM
God's fingerprints are all over this place. You see it in the curl of a grape leaf, the camber of the harvest sun. Even the oak barrels are inviting. I want to cut one in half, fill it with leaves, climb in to read a long, difficult book.
This time of...
| Dec 12, 2013
Now that Eataly Chicago has been operating about a week, now that lines form daily in front of each of its 23 eateries, it's about time we recognize that Eataly Chicago, at its overstuffed heart, is also a market. A 63,000-square-foot wonderland,...
| Jul 11, 2013
Le quatorze juillet, also known as La Fete Nationale in France and Bastille Day most other places, commemorates the July 14, 1789, storming of the Bastille, a fortress famed for holding political prisoners (though at the time of the storming, it housed...
| Jul 9, 2013
Q: I like hot and spicy food, hot peppers, wasabi, horseradish—you get the idea. In a conversation I had about wine I was told people with tastes like mine could never taste the subtle flavors and aromas in wines. In general do you think this is...
| Jan 20, 2010
Randall Grahm is the legendary founder of California's Bonny Doon Vineyard, noted for creating delicious Rhone-style wines. He is an innovator not only in the vineyard, where he fearlessly experiments with different grape varieties, but also in the...
| Mar 10, 2010
Cathy Corison produces only up to 3,000 cases at her eponymous winery in California's Napa Valley. She sells just two cabernet sauvignons nationally. There's a staff of only three. Yet her influence on winemaking is being increasingly felt in the United...
| Jun 2, 2010
Psst! I've got a secret and, boy, am I eager to share it with you. It's one word, six letters.
Yep, sherry. And I'm not just talking about that cream stuff your grandmother sips daintily out of a wee glass cup. I'm talking sherry in all its...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 7:14 AM
This is the final sauce in the lineup of mother sauces and it too has many variations of finished possibilities.
As with hollandaise, beurre blanc derivatives are prepared by varying ingredients in the reduction or by adding in garnish ingredients. ...