This year, the Consorzio del Prosciutto di Parma is celebrating its 50th anniversary, and on Friday August 16, the celebration comes to Los Angeles. What's the Consorzio del Prosciutto di Parma? It's an organization formed in 1963 to establish a set of guidelines that would protect the ham that ha ... More >>
Here in Los Angeles our embarrassment of riches wine-wise might sometimes lead to a forest-for-the-trees blindness, with too much to weed through on the shelves or the wine lists to actually find something you like. Fortunately area wine bars work hard to assemble lists that are highly focused and d ... More >>
Taking his spot among some serious heavyweights, Bar Covell's Matthew Kaner has been named among Food and Wine's 2013 Sommeliers of the year, a distinction bestowed on only 11 wine professionals. According to Food and Wine, Kaner won ...
A bottle of Franz Etz Gruner Veltliner.Franz Etz Grüner Veltliner -- good luck saying that ten times fast, especially after you've had a couple glasses of this Austrian wine. This is a dry, crisp white wine that we first tasted at Domaine LA but have spotted at a handful of local wine shops ... More >>
J.KoslowAlta Maria Wines When you hear about Napa and Sonoma, it's easy to forget that a three hour drive north can land Southern Californians in the lesser known wine regions within Santa Barbara County. However, lesser known does not mean inferior, as you will easily discover when tasting ... More >>
J.Koslow Three weeks ago, Bar Covell quietly opened its doors, serving beer and wine across the street from Umami Burger on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Feliz. Bar Covell's Owner, Dustin Lancaster, spent the last three and a half years tending bar at Cafe Stella. In March 2009, Lancaster firs ... More >>