Posts tagged "Thai"

Thai Hanger Steak & Papaya Salad With Champalou Vouvray Brut & Cheap Riesling

Thai Hanger Steak & Papaya Salad With Champalou Vouvray Brut & Cheap Riesling
Was it authentic? Don’t know. I’ve never been to Thailand. I do know Thai flavors. I know how the best ones make me feel and that’s insanely clean, led by rice vinegar, good chilies, garlic, soy and fish sauce. Hot, clean, deep, refreshing and good. And when you can eat red meat while never feeling... Read more »

Greeked-up Hanger & Skordaliá With 2007 Quinta do Vallado Tinto

Greeked-up Hanger & Skordaliá With 2007 Quinta do Vallado Tinto
The marriage of a Greek to a Portuguese would be a weird one. All that Greeky gregariousness mixing with Portuguese reticence and historical sadness? Odd hook-up in my book. Or maybe it would work. Certainly did in the food and wine realm last night. Greek food isn't defined by its bigness. It's defined by its contrast of earthiness and brightness. This Douro red slides right in by offering exactly that - earthy, spicy, herby core lifted by an acid that keeps it springy, pause-y, pucker-y and oh-so non-pricey pleasant...
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