FOOD BOX, Food Writing

PAIRING WINE WITH SEAFOOD by Nathan Outlaw

I would like to share a piece from the newest book of chef Nathan Outlaw which my sister gave me as present this May. Hopefully you will find it interesting and helpful 🙂 ************************* Damon Little, Sommelier, Restaurant Nathan Outlaw There’s nothing better than discovering a sensational new wine – one that ticks all the… Continue reading PAIRING WINE WITH SEAFOOD by Nathan Outlaw

FOOD BOX, Food Writing

10 Reasons Why White Wine Is Better than Red Wine

Ten Reasons Why White Wine Is Better than Red Wine 1. White wine does not stain clothing, which is important to those of us who dine with enthusiasm. 2. White wine does not cause debilitating headaches, whereas red wine contains chemicals identical to those hidden from United Nations inspectors. 3. White wine includes Champagne. 4.… Continue reading 10 Reasons Why White Wine Is Better than Red Wine

FOOD BOX, Food Infographic

How to choose appropriate stemware for your chosen wine

Quality crystal wine glasses are ideal. Good, all purpose stemware should have these four important characteristics: A clear bowl, so that you can observe the wines color and condition A long stem, so that the warmth of your fingers does not heat the wine. A thin rim, to make sipping easy and dribble free. A… Continue reading How to choose appropriate stemware for your chosen wine

FOOD ~ Hanoi, Hoan Kiem

[Hanoi] DC Bistro Boutique (renamed to Bar-rique Brasserie)

DC Bistro Boutique has been always my must-visit place whenever I'm in the mood called "French-style food" plus "reasonable price". I've been here several times, but I would write about my two most "impression" experiences. It is cozy place, first floor has small bar where I saw many foreigners chatted with French manager (I think),… Continue reading [Hanoi] DC Bistro Boutique (renamed to Bar-rique Brasserie)

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Dessert And Wine A Valentines Day Tasting And Guest Pairing From Anatoli@ Talk A Vino!

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Pug and wine Print (Easy) Pug and wine Print (Etsy)

This is Part II of my Valentines Post, the cake will be paired with wine,  I am not adept at pairing so I looked to my friends, the experts for the perfect pairing for this dessert. Anatoli whose wonderful, informative blog Talk A Vino is one of my go to sources when I want information regarding wine and everything involving the wine culture. I will be posting the wine pairing in a separate post. Anatoli has gone above and beyond and we will be comparing 3 different wines, I felt that this deserves a separate post. I had no idea pairing wine or Champagne or sparkling wine with chocolate is difficult but it is. Isn’t that pug the cutest, Michelle from Rockin Red Blog tweeted to me and when I saw it I had to have it, found on Etsy, bought it and I am now…

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