It’s a wonderful time when fall finally rolls around and begins to remind you that we’re on the long, slow descent into winter. I’m not referring to the beginning of fall in calendrical reckoning, but rather that time when the weather finally dips, the leaves are bright yellow, deep orange, and crimson, the light changes, Continue Reading »
We’ve all been there before: you couldn’t resist all that amazing seasonal produce at the grocery store or the farmers market. Now you’ve cooked all your meals for the week, and some of the fruits and veggies are still kicking around. You don’t want to make more food to eat now, but you’d hate to Continue Reading »
Here are our top ten food picks for 2013 as chosen in our internal staff survey – plus a few honorable mentions!
Today, I wanted to talk about two of my favorite Italian vermouths: a classic dark vermouth from the House of Cocchi, one of the original Torino vermouth makers; and the other, a limited production white vermouth from chemist-turned-vermouth producer Mauro Vergano.
This week we’re highlighting one of our favorite French liqueurs, the inky black currant flavored Crème de Cassis de Dijon. These sweet little bottles of crème de cassis are made in Burgundy by Briottet, a company run by the Briottet family in the town of Dijon since 1836.
Dolin has been making vermouth in Chambéry, France since 1821. Vermouth de Chambéry is actually the only A.O.C. for vermouth in France, and Dolin is the last remaining independent Vermouth de Chambéry producer.