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Taste Now, Travel Later: Wine Tastings at Home

January 29th, 2021|Categories: Featured, Producers & Purveyors, West Coast|Tags: |

California’s San Francisco Bay Area was sweating out a week of uncommon triple digit temperatures in the summer of 2020. And things were about to get much, much worse. In the pre-dawn hours on August 16 a very rare series of dry lightning strikes illuminated the skies, sending massive chunks of electricity to the ground and setting off small brush fires. Within days, a series of 650 wildfires had ignited across Northern California, eventually destroying approximately two million acres and hundreds of homes and structures in just over two weeks.  

Let Virtual Cooking Classes Transport Your Menus

January 18th, 2021|Categories: Featured, North, Northeast, Pacific, Regions, Trends & Trails, West Coast|Tags: , |

If the pandemic has driven your home cooking into a rut, venture into tastier territory with a virtual cooking class. Right from your own kitchen, virtual cooking classes are an antidote to fatigue. Find inspiration and gain know-how to transform your meals into a flavorful and exotic culinary journey.   Here’s a delicious round-up of some upcoming virtual cooking classes for home cooks of all experience levels. 

Netflix Chef Launches New Company to Fight Pandemic

November 11th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Producers & Purveyors, Regions, West Coast|Tags: , , |

Nick Liberato is a man of many talents: He’s a celebrated chef, restaurateur, and also host of the Netflix series “Restaurants on the Edge.” The series focuses on helping restaurants in distress by performing consulting, restructuring and turnaround services in a holistic manner.

Entrée Architecture

October 20th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Mid-Atlantic, Regions, South, Southeast, Trends & Trails, West Coast|Tags: |

If real estate is all about location, location, location, then dining out is all about presentation, presentation, presentation. You eat with your eyes first. We’ve all been in a restaurant when a server walks by with a plate of food and said to ourselves, “That looks good!” These five restaurants create visually-appealing food that not only entertains, but exceeds expectations and feeds the soul.

Judgment of Napa

September 10th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Regions, Trends & Trails, West Coast|Tags: , , |

On the eve of America’s bicentennial, an English wine merchant in Paris had been quite impressed with the quality of California wines that he’d come across. Thinking it could be worthwhile to shine a light on the New World, Steven Spurrier and his business partner, Patricia Gallagher, decided to organize a competition.

Foodie Finds at National Parks

July 21st, 2020|Categories: Featured, Mid-Atlantic, North, Northeast, Producers & Purveyors, Regions, South, Southeast, Southwest, West Coast|Tags: , , , , |

Foodie Finds at National Parks Story by Anne Quinn Corr It’s easy to enjoy the great outdoors at any of our country’s 419 national park sites. While only 62 destinations may include the words “National Park” in their names, a multitude of lakeshores, seashores, battlefields,

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