Food

October is Italian heritage month, and how better to celebrate at La Buona Tavola than with the heritage grain, Farro.   Favored by the ancients, the Roman Legions conquered the world on their daily ration.  Also known as emmer, its …

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The excitement is building.  The 9th Annual San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival, five days of  celebration of the joy of food and wine, will be with us soon.   A small army of chefs and wine makers will …

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This week, we’re featuring John Graziano, the winemaker at Millbrook Vineyards & Winery in New York’s Hudson River Valley. The winery traces its roots to 1979, when John Dyson – who had recently left New York politics to chair the …

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We are just days away from the 22nd annual Harvest Celebration in Temecula Wine Country, a two day event on Saturday November 3rd and Sunday November 4th from 10am to 4:30pm.   Over 35 wineries will participate in the self …

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The economic news for San Diego and its sister cities in the county is finally pointing up, away from the chill of the deepest recession. Recently I read that residential housing sales are up and the average price per home …

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From the outside, winemaking seems romantic. Farm workers lovingly tend to their vineyards throughout the spring and summer, and then hand harvest their grapes in the early fall. Those grapes are then gently crushed — by foot, of course — …

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L’atmosfera accogliente di una piccolo borgo dell’Umbria, unita all’aroma del suo prodotto per eccellenza, il vino, ha ispirato ancora una volta tanti artisti presenti ad uno degli eventi del mese di agosto più unici nel suo genere. La 29^ edizione …

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On Saturday morning, a friend called to seek my advice on that evening’s dinner. “My boyfriend and I are making poached salmon with truffles and shrimp in a cream sauce,” she said. “What type of wine should we drink?” I …

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Pinot Noir wines have had their way ever since the movie Sideways glorified this lovely wine in all the wrong ways and in the wrong wine country. This is a stately, royal wine, deserving of all the accolades it gets. …

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Mortadella BiteS This is probably going to be the easiest appetizer recipe you ever made, but it is so good you’ll want to make it a lot, I promise! These mortadella bites can be put together in a few minutes …

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