Narsai’s wine recommendations include a couple of reds from J. Lohr Estates in Paso Robles and one white that’s a little out of the ordinary. Find out which goes best with turkey for a holiday dinner.
Our food and wine critic, Narsai David, is apprehensive of Wine Advocate, Robert Parker’s liberal 100 point system that has seen droves of top-ranking wines in recent years.
Narsai’s recent trip to Xiamen, China’s International Tea Forum was an eye-opening experience that goes to show there’s so much to learn about the drink that predates coffee by centuries.
Mark Bittman has been doing a great job in the New York Times, but you’ll find his new book, ‘How To Cook Everything Fast’ a comprehensive
The 2011 Wild Oats Shiraz from the central ranges of Australia has a medium, deep garnet color and bright-deep spicy aroma of fully ripe berries. Narsai has more suggestions and a wine guide.
If you eat your veggies, can you skip the fruit? We so often see the phrase: eat your fruits and vegetables. The University of California Berkeley Wellness Letter has an interesting article that makes the case for fruit.
Janet Fletcher’s Planet Cheese is one of the most informative newsletters I’ve ever received—certainly one of most informative ones I’m currently subscribed to.
Narsai David says there’s a new wine and food festival starting up in Amador Valley next spring that’s definitely worth checking out.
America’s Test Kitchen has released an all new 10th anniversary edition of their family cookbook with 1,100 new recipes.
Summer’s almost over, but it’s still a good time to enjoy chardonnay. Our food and wine expert has two to choose from, plus a zinfandel from Dry Creek Valley.