Great sashimi has other factors besides freshness that render it great, e.g. it should be tender yet firm and never mushy—but the texture, like so many of sashimi’s attributes, is...
Farmstead in Napa Valley’s St. Helena has become a staple haunt of a wine friend and I, who meet regularly to set the wine world right. Offering great seasonal, fresh,...
As the world continues to globalize each day towards one great homogenous smorgasbord menu, there remain two salvations for the expression of unique cultural identities that I believe each and...
I've been several times now to Angèle since I moved here less than a year ago. It's something of a favored lunchtime café of the local Napa wine trade. In...
I must have first visited the 30-plus year old wine country culinary institution that is Cindy Pawlcyn's Mustards Grill in Yountville over 10 years ago. I still remember the melt-in-your-mouth...