Tag Archives: Champagne

Beginner’s Guide to Caviar, Part II: Purchasing, storing and serving Caviar

caviar, king crab and lemon sorbet

Sponsored content note: The Caviar used in the recipe included this post was kindly donated by Lyksvad Caviar. The herbs used were likewise gifted by Growing Home. Well, hello there, fellow hedonist! Welcome to this second part in our Beginner’s Guide to Caviar series! In Part I of this series, we had an in depth […]

Review: Champagne Dom Perignon 1996 – Tasting Notes and Thoughts

dom perignon 1996 review

Dom Perignon 1996 – Those words alone should raise some brows amongst serious Champagne aficionados. In the wonderful world of Champagne, there is perhaps no wine more famous than the iconically shaped bottles of Dom Perignon – and, at the same time, perhaps none more controversial! Add to that the fate of the 1996 Champagne […]

Review: Champagne Dom Perignon 2005 – Tasting Notes and Impressions

Dom Perignon 2005

UPDATE DECEMBER 22, 2015: WOW! Hello, Google Search User! This little thought piece on Dom Perignon 2005 has exploded in popularity lately. Be adviced that this is somewhat of a long read. If you want only the review and tasting notes, you can click here. Otherwise feel free to enjoy the rest of the article […]

Restaurant review: Picture, London – Unfathomable value for money

Picture Restaurant

I got myself in a bit of a predicament earlier this month. It was my mom’s 60th birthday and we were spending it in beautiful (and terribly expensive) London. We had booked ourselves into the Thistle Marble Arch hotel for a couple of nights and were busying ourselves taking in the sights and sounds of London. […]

White Asparagus, Pata Negra Ham & Champagne Mousseline

white asparagus

If you asked me up front what my favorite thing about spring and early summer is, I’d probably tell you “asparagus… and girls in summer dresses… In no particular order!” Things like grilling, beers on the lawn and seemingly endless nights might come into play as well, but no, I’m pretty sure if you asked […]