“Dinner And A Movie” With Cher! Anyone hungry? I am, and in the spirit of my “Dinner In A Movie” series, it’s time to share a recipe that screams out, “I need some eggs!” I could make the beautiful eggs… Read More ›
“Hitch Hiking” #3! Yountville California! Napa Valley’s Gorgeous Wine Country! Alfred Hitchcock’s Classic “North By Northwest!”
Welcome To Yountville! Napa Valley wine country is legendary for making great wine – and for the third in my “hitch hiking” series, my wife Alex and I are taking you on a long walk through the vineyards, where you… Read More ›
“Bleachers” Wow Bottle Rock 2018! Jack Antonoff’s “Rollercoaster” Of A “Brilliant Summer Anthem!” The “Love, Simon” Soundtrack Live!
Welcome To BottleRock 2018! There’s an annual music festival in California’s Napa Valley that is terrific – held at the end of May, and my wife Alex and I went for the first time this year… 40,000 music fans pack… Read More ›
“Wine is sunlight, held together by water.” Alex just reminded me of something incredibly important: It’s National Wine Day! Toast, It’s Good For You! We all know that a glass of red wine every day tastes great, but science has… Read More ›
Michael Chiarello’s Inventive Burgers On “Platform 8”! A “Nitro” Ice Cream Lab! Chef Chiarello’s Napa Valley Burger Joint Review!
Time To Bite Down On Platform 8! As many of you know, I am a “Burger Aficionado” – and whenever a new “burger bar” opens up, I will be there to give it a try…and that opportunity presented itself in… Read More ›
Cooking An Iconic Paris “Potato Cake!” Yes, I Tackled The Chez L’Ami Louis “Gateau de Pommes de Terre” Recipe!
Bite Into This Iconic “Potato Cake!” I love potatoes, and this is my all-time favorite dish – a “gateau de pommes de terre” – a “potato cake!” It’s a dish I first had in Paris with my wife Alex at… Read More ›
Wine Is Life! 8 Delicious Reasons To Counter A Report That Downplays The Health Benefits Of Vino! Hall & Oates Sing “IntraVino!”
Wine Reduces Your Lifespan? Take It Back! My wife Alex forwarded me a study that says that one extra glass of wine every day will cut your lifespan by 30 minutes – for each one! Well, I decided NOT to… Read More ›
Easter Feast 2019! Gigot D’Agneau! Galette de Pomme de Terre! Recipes For Your Easter Feast – Ratatouille Too
Time For Our Annual Easter Feast! This has become an annual tradition: a roasted leg of lamb provencal-style, thanks to the incredible Chef/Author Patricia Wells! I am already in miss en place mode on this Easter Sunday – and here… Read More ›
Imagine Life On a Yacht! This picture sums up what I imagine life on a yacht is like – bikinis and the deep blue sea – and nights moored at French Riviera towns with views like this: Photographer Christophe Chou… Read More ›
Hurricane Irma’s Impact On The Caribbean! The world watched as Hurricane Irma tore across the Caribbean and into Florida – leaving a path of destruction behind: I have posted about a number of Caribbean getaways, especially the restaurant known as… Read More ›