Tasting Wine: Domaine Maby, Lirac La Fermade 2011

lirac la fermade 2011

When it comes to wine, there are certain wines or wineries I have a bit of a love affair with. One of those wineries are Domaine Maby located in the Rhône region of Southern France. My love affair with Domaine Maby started years ago when their wines were first thrust upon me by my wine […]

Restaurant review: The River Café, NYC, 1 Michelin Star

The River Café

Location is everything in New York City and on the topic of location, few can match The River Café! The café, which is really a restaurant – duh, is located in Brooklyn Bridge Park, a wonderful mix of old warehouses, promenades and little green areas. It’s also located RIGHT on the waterfront and right below […]

Crash Test Kitchen: Pulled Pork BBQ Chili

Various chilies for pulled pork bbq chili con carne

There are two culinary schools in America I enjoy more than most. One being the Mexican and Tex Mex traditions of the South-western USA, the other being the barbecue tradition of the South. One day I got to thinking: What if I could have the best of both worlds? What if I could combine the […]