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  • For food of a region, drink wine of the region

     For food of a region, drink wine of the region
    This recipe is what the Poles would call bigos or kapusta (the former thicker than the latter's soupier texture), or what those who live in Alsace, France, would name their famed choucroute garnie — or close enough. (Many more pork cuts in a...
  • Sample wines from California to Italy on Sunset magazine's wine cruise

    Sample wines from California to Italy on Sunset magazine's wine cruise
    Sunset magazine's inaugural wine cruise is as much about what happens on board as it is about the ports of call. The Western lifestyle magazine has selected four Mediterranean countries to visit during a weeklong sailing in August. Food editor Margo...
  • Traveler apps for easy transit, better photos or finer wine

     Traveler apps for easy transit, better photos or finer wine
    Moovit (free for iOS, Android and Windows phone) What it is: A multilingual transit app that helps travelers find the fastest, least crowded public transit route in 500 cities in 45 countries, including Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada,...
  • 3 great food and wine events: Latin Food Fest, cheese and wine festivals

    3 great food and wine events: Latin Food Fest, cheese and wine festivals
    The calendar is filling up with more food and wine events — including three that are very different than the usual. One is a Latin food extravaganza, another a not-to-miss fest for cheese lovers up north and the last the Solvang edition of the famed...
  • Wines that worked with grilled cheese

    Wines that worked with grilled cheese
    The wines that came to the grilled cheese party: 2013 Dragonette Cellars Rosé "Happy Canyon of Santa Barbara" ($22) Inspired by Bandol rosés, Dragonette's rosé is now so popular it is allocated. One reason may be the meticulous vineyard management:...
  • Dragonette Cellars' Brandon Sparks-Gills pairs wines, grilled cheese

    Dragonette Cellars' Brandon Sparks-Gills pairs wines, grilled cheese
    Bread or wine? It's a question Brandon Sparks-Gills wrestled with for a few years. He was fascinated by both, and, for a time in Colorado, he split his days between baking and viticulture. That meant getting up in the middle of the night to be at his...
  • Chao: Authentic Dim Sum For Lunch

    Chao: Authentic Dim Sum For Lunch
    It was on another occasion of an all day photoshoot in New Haven that a coworker and I decided to visit Chao Restaurant & Wine Bar. Because these monthly shoots offered a great chance to try new lunch spots, we hadn't yet taken our lunch meal to Chao, a...
  • With 'Sonoma Coast' on label, hard to tell what's inside

     With 'Sonoma Coast' on label, hard to tell what's inside
    The entire reason for a wine's appellation, or the name of the place where the grapes are grown that make the wine, is to tell you what kind of wine it is. The name may be significant because it is narrow and tells a lot; "Napa Valley" certainly is....
  • An app points the way to restaurants with corkage policies

    An app points the way to restaurants with corkage policies
    How timely. Just after my column on corkage fee policies in restaurants went live, I got an email from the developer of a smartphone app called CorkageFee. Presumably, this is the app for wine buffs who drive around with a case of wine in their trunks,...
  • 3 not-to-miss wine and food events

    3 not-to-miss wine and food events
    Spring has just about sprung, so it may be time to get out for some food and wine events. Mark your calendars for this trio of wine and food events. If you haven’t already secured tickets for the 36th (!) annual Food Fare in Santa Monica, which ...
  • Los Angeles restaurants with special deals on wine and corkage

    Los Angeles restaurants with special deals on wine and corkage
    Wine lovers who bring wine to restaurants are usually happy to pay a reasonable corkage fee for the privilege of drinking their own special bottles. Others bring their own wine because it’s less expensive than buying off a wine list with high mark-...