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Category: Spring 2013

Jesse Hansen

MEET THE CHEF: Jesse Hansen – Fast Lane Chef, Slow Food Flavors

After a long day, is there any meal more satisfying than comfort food? I’ve said it many times, my favorite dishes are those that remind...

VAGABONDING LULU: Exploring the Old West and New Wine Sunglow Ranch

“A train!” squeals the exuberant young boy from an adjacent restaurant booth as a high-speed train whistles its way through town....

The Cheese Plate: A Balancing Act – Perfect Cheese and Wine Partners

In all my years of cheese-mongering, there are but a few questions that render me temporarily stumped. One is that of pairing cheese with...

Voyage of Rediscovery

We had just screened Starlight Hotel at the Cannes Film Festival and I was finally free. I grabbed a rental car with my family and we...

Rubee’s Restaurant Spotlight: The House at Secret Garden

What took me so long? I repeated this more than once during my first visit to The House at Secret Garden. I was charmed the moment we drove...

Chef’s Table: Spring Salmon

Spring Salmon Chef’s Recommended Wine Pairing: Alcantara Vineyards 2011 Sauvignon Blanc Recipe provided by Abbie Ashford, Chef/Owner of...

New to Wine: First Taste

After I had attended some amazing wine events, met some inspiring winemakers, learned some wine terminology and gained overall experience...

Love at First Bite: AZ Bitters Lab

My first experience with bitters involved Simon, a Canadian business associate of my parents. After installing a piece of equipment, we...

Wine on Tap: Tap That, Arizona

Every winery, from boutique to large-production, will likely be kegging at least some of its wine within the next few years. Arizona...

hombrew

POINT OF BREW: Message in a Bottle

Beer is a sociable beverage, but it can also be a language. When tasting a new beer, I often feel a sort of surrogate camaraderie with the...