Category Archives: Friends

April Food and Wine

April has been a good month (for food and wine, anyway), and it’s only half over.  Here is a sprinkling of highlights. Mucci Winemakers Event Nick Mucci and his brother, James, import some superb natural Italian wines from small, artisan … Continue reading

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Weekend Meals, Back Home (Part 2)

The rest of the weekend was equally interesting from a food and wine standpoint, too.  Sunday’s first photo-op, however, was a flower, not food.  Barbara had nursed her two large Amaryllis bulbs all Winter (in fact, in my wine cellar).  … Continue reading

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Weekend Meals, Back Home

Friday night dinner After the New York trip, the weekend back at home was diverse and very enjoyable, too.  Friday night we were at our friends David and Susan’s home for Shabbat dinner, which included another couple as well.  The … Continue reading

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Living on the edge…

Last week I had the pleasure of giving the 20th consecutive Wine 101 session, a basic introduction to wine for the senior class of my undergraduate school on Long Island, NY.    It was an intimate affair; there are only 23 … Continue reading

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Lunch with Foodie Friends

Our good friends, Pat and Pete, came down from Maine on Friday for a short visit.  Fortunately, it included lunch.  They are among our most knowledgeable and enthusiastic food friends, so we were delighted to share with them. Upon arrival, … Continue reading

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Vegetable Dinner with Friends

Chris and Joan have been friends for many years, but we don’t often have the opportunity to get all four of us together for food and wine.  Two weeks ago, we had such an occasion, and the vegetarian dinner provided … Continue reading

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Fall Visit in the Verde Valley, Arizona

Every November now we travel to the Verde Valley to visit Aaron and to taste his new wines.  This year we could not be at his wine release party for the 2016 wines, so we came out the following week … Continue reading

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