Tag Archives: Pairing

Introducing Alex Sáenz – Chef de Cuisine at LiNEaGe

 Actually, Chef Sáenz needs no introduction to Boston, having spent time in the kitchens of both Spire and Great Bay.  He then decamped to the Cape and Islands for several seasons, working at The Straight Wharf on the Vineyard and most recently as the opening Executive Chef at Ten Tables in Provincetown. Then it was time to […]

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Coppola Spring Wine Celebration at Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Inevitably, spring comes to Boston. In fits and starts,  the earth warms, the grass greens and myriad buds unfurl. In juxtaposition, a wrenching week of watching evil, tragedy and loss unfold. If ever there was a time for a celebratory nod to the nascent season –  a joyous gathering a tavola celebrating the marriage of food […]

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Del Frisco’s “World of Wine ” Dinner Series – Napa

For 2013, Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse is offering the “World of Wine” Dinner Series. Each dinner focuses on the wines of a notable wine region rather than on those of an individual producer. Del Frisco’s Boston kicked off the series on March 22nd with an evening featuring the wines of Napa Valley. I was fortunate […]

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An Evening to Remember: Dinner with Jean-Charles Boisset at Aura Restaurant

There are many things that could be written about the dinner with Jean-Charles Boisset at Aura Restaurant following the first day of the Boston Wine Expo, but fun would have to be at the top of the list. There was singing, there was clapping, and there was plenty of good cheer and free-flowing wine. And […]

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Out & About – the “World of Wine” Dinner Series at Del Frisco’s

At WineDineWithUs, we’re longtime fans of wine dinners. For us, the auspicious marriage of food and wine is the raison d’etre of the table. And now, new for 2013  Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse is offering a series of four wine dinners that promise to be outstanding. Rather than focusing on a single producer as many wine […]

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He Said, She Said – Pairing Valrhona Chocolate and Port at Finale Desserterie & Bakery

Pairing Menu for Valrhona Chocolate and Port Tasting White Chocolate Mousse Cup made with Valrhona Ivoire Croft Pink Milk Chocolate Mousse Cup made with Valrhona Jivara Taylor 20 Year Old Tawny Praline Feuilletine made with Valrhona Noisette Noir Taylor 30 Year Old Tawny Manjari Mini Pastry made with Valrhona Manjari Warre’s 1999 LBV Whoopie Pie […]

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He Said, She Said – An Evening of Bubbles and Bites at Finale Desserterie & Bakery

The Pairing Menu for Bubbles and Bites 2010 Michele Chiarlo, Moscato d’Asti “Nivole” (Piedmont, Italy) paired with crème brûlée 2009 Rosa Regale, Brachetto d’Acqui (Piedmont, Italy) paired with a Manjari Mousse Cup NV Nino Franco “Rustico” Prosecco (Veneto, Italy) paired with Finale’s signature Cheesecake NV “Anna de Codorniu” Brut Cava (Spain) paired with a Fruit […]

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Plonk Pick – 2008 Rook Columbia Valley

  I was shopping for dinner. I was going to grill pork chops rubbed with a coffee and coriander dry rub and accompany the chops with a Yukon Gold potato salad with a pesto and champagne vinaigrette. (I still had a small stash of pesto in the freezer that I’d made in the fall.) I […]

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An Evening of Chocolate and Wine with Boston Chocolate Tours

Glenn and I were absolutely delighted to have been invited to join other Boston food and wine bloggers on March 1 for an Evening of Chocolate and Wine. Unfortunately, Glenn had a last minute unavoidable conflict. I really missed having him there. I not only look to him for insight on food and wine pairing, […]

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The Bliss Factor: The Magic of Pairing Wine and Oysters

Rodney and I were more than delighted to accept a recent invitation to a seminar exploring “The Bliss Factor” of the perfect food and wine pairing. Held at Jasper White’s Summer Shack in Boston on January 27, the seminar featured two wineries and an expert on oysters from around the world. I have to admit […]

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