Posts tagged "salsa verde"

New Year's Eve With Didier Dagueneau & Egly-Ouriet

New Year's Eve With Didier Dagueneau & Egly-Ouriet
Seemed fitting to cap the year with two new French wine friends that harkened back to a great 2012 Spanish vacation. And a third wine friend that tasted just like it did when we had it on this rooftop in September. It was a review of sorts on New Year’s Eve, with wine that highlighted... Read more »

Michael Symon Roasted Chicken & Salsa Verde With 2005 Gramona Brut Nature Cava

Michael Symon Roasted Chicken & Salsa Verde With 2005 Gramona Brut Nature Cava
In 2003, right after we moved to Chicago, Paul Kahan and Koren Grieveson opened Avec. After our first visit, a pan-Mediterranean small plates feast, my wife and I both knew this was going to be the beginning of a long love affair. Not necessarily with Avec itself, though we’ve always loved our meals there, but... Read more »
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    Love wine. Love it more with food. Having food without wine is like eating in black and white compared to vivid colors. Done right, it takes a meal out of the realm of mere consumption to a place of memory. Wine is made to be drunk with food so let's do it - one pairing at a time. "A meal without wine is like a day without sunshine" - Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

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