• Blogs

    June 26, 2012

    The Federal's Women Who Wine Summer Series With Alejandro Ortiz

    The first Women Who Wine, a new summer series at the Federal Food Drink and Provisions, wasn't just any ol' gender-specific, stuffy winetasting. As the female attendees sipped on complimentary Aperol Spritz, a bitter and refreshing cocktail made from the Italian aperitif topped with Prosecco, the Fe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2011

    Ten Affordable Thanksgiving Wines

    ​You have the turkey, the stuffing, cranberry sauce and sweet potatoes -- but what about the wine? Consider this a break-down of tasty selections that will please your picky friends and that will satisfy those who only indulge on special occasions, like this Thursday.The BubblyConde de Caralt, Cav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    Pork Rillettes Recipe From Pâtés & Other Marvelous Meat Loaves

    Can't say I'm a big fan of rillettes, a specialty of France's Loire Valley. It gets made by slow-cooking the meat in fat, then shredding and mixing it with some of the fat and chilling it to a fatty, porky spread for toast or bread. The chilled fat reminds me of schmaltz, or chicken fat, which in th ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 4, 2003

    Chino Cum Vino

    Your guide to the right wine for the kung pao chicken

  • Dining

    May 2, 2002

    Simply Fabio

    Fabio Rolandi returns with more creative Italian in the Gables