Why Drink Wine? On our new series Somm Tips, Paul Grieco gives us his Ode to Wine, and demands that we pay homage and respect to one of mankind's oldest and most storied beverages.
Who doesn't love hot buttered rum for the holidays? I grew up loving this stuff. In fact, I used to sneak spoonfuls of this magic batter into my mouth as a kid! This is my twist on the recipe my mom made every year for Christmas. Also, I already double the amount of batter and rum, so add yours to taste. It's the only way.
Filippo Bartolotta, Sommelier and Wine Educator of “The Wine Experience” based in Florence, takes us through a delicious experience of the four Valpolicella Wines from the Valpolicella Alps region near Verona, Italy. Filippo is also the docent of the Valpolicella Education Program for the Consorzio della Valpolicella, and takes us through this extraordinary mountainous region... Read More
Our new series Somm School Insider follows Carole Mac as she learns to smell, taste, identify, and dig into the big and delicious world of wine.
What is NYC's most popular bagel? According to many New Yorkers, it's Black Seed Bagels, the Lower East Side shop drawing inspiration from both the Montreal and New York styles. This means the bagels are smaller, slightly sweeter, and more stuffable than what you regularly get in New York. The #1, a crowd pleaser with double smoked salmon, is a city favorite. In this week's episode, watch Chef/Owner Dianna Daoheung make the #1, and find out her must-eat spots after she finishes rolling bagels for the day.
This Halloween, The Question Is: Trick Or Treat, Dry Or Sweet? What wine pairs with trick-or-treat candy? We have solved your Halloween candy and wine pairing conundrum. Sommelier Keri Levens of Chefs Club by Food & Wine takes us through a trio of wines that pair amazingly well with candy. Plus, Keri adds a bonus Rosé... Read More
Teaming with Manhattan millennials, and recently featured on Food Network's Burgers, Brew & 'Que with Michael Symon, this funky Lower East Side joint is one to add to your must-visit list. It is known for its supremely fresh wood-fire grilled pizzas and vibrant atmosphere. Click above to watch how Chef/Owner Justin Bazdarich makes THE Speedy Romeo.
Today on Follow that Somm, we're featuring Beverage Manager Nicole Hakli and Executive Chef Max Ng of Momofuku Ssam Bar. Carole Mac sits down with each of them to get the scoop on country ham: What is it, where is it from, and what wine pairs best with it? The flavors are unexpected, and so are Nicole's pairings!
Where does the world's most exciting modern Indian chef eat? Chef Manish Mehrotra of Indian Accent reveals his guide to native India, as well as his favorite spots in New York City. Watch as he prepares blue cheese naan, pumpkin and coconut shorba, and potato sphere chaat with white pea mash. And find out what people get wrong about Indian food.