As musicians go, Michael Gross is a bit of a late bloomer. He didn't play music or harbor rock and roll aspirations as a kid growing up in Salt Lake City. He sang in his school choir for a year, but recalls that it "wasn't really for him." Mostly the self-proclaimed jock played sports, eventually ea ... More >>
Los Angeles chefs made a strong showing among the semifinalists for the 2012 James Beard Awards, which were announced today.
Local nominees for the Best Chef, Pacific award include Josef Centeno (Lazy Ox Canteen), Michael Cimarusti (Providence), David Feau (The Royce at the Langham), Matt Molina (M ... More >>
www.yrousseauwines.comTofurky! Let's Toast! (Center: Yannick Rousseau, Y Rousseau Winemaker)The problem with those incessant Thanksgiving food and wine pairing write-ups in every food publication this time of year? They all presume the food on your table will most certainly be Saveur magazine ... More >>
pepperbridge.comPellet And Friends At Pepperbridge, with ChampagneWhen Washington winemakers like Jean-François Pellet of Pepper Bridge and Amavi Cellars swoop into town, there is usually one thing on the tasting agenda: Serious wine talk. About their own wines, of course. But during our rec ... More >>
Flickr user nevadadanThanksgiving With A Vineyard ViewWe spend a lot of time figuring out what to serve for Thanksgiving dinner, but how about what to serve with all of those competing homemade flavors? Asking sommeliers their pairing opinion is laudable, but can be like querying star chefs f ... More >>
James BeardThis morning the James Beard Foundation announced the semifinalists for its 2010 James Beard Foundation Awards. Judges will vote to determine the final 5 nominees in each category, which will be announced on March 22nd. The winners will be announced at the Foundation's award party, ... More >>