Chef Recipe: Ceviche Del Mar from El Agave Restaurant and Tequileria

Ceviche del Mar (Ceviche of the Sea) Courtesy of El Agave Restaurant and Tequileria Makes 6 servings PREP TIME: 30 minutes COOK TIME: 1 hour and 40 minutes INGREDIENTS: 1 lb Large size (about 15 Count) Shrimp, cleaned and deveined 1 lb Baby octopus 1 Small White or Red Onion Finely Chopped 1 green bell […]

Ruth’s Chris Celebrates 50th Anniversary With Wine Pairings & Cocktails

As part of its 50th Anniversary dinner series, Ruth’s Chris Steak House will honor and pay tribute to founder Ruth Fertel at the “50th Anniversary Wine Dinner” on June 11 at 100 locations across the U.S. As part of the tribute, guests will get a glimpse into the history of Ruth’s Chris Steak House and […]

The Meritage Resort and Spa Invites Guests to a Special Tequila Dinner and to Celebrate Mother’s Day

The Meritage Resort and Spa in Napa, Calif. will be hosting a series of events over the next couple of weeks, including a tequila dinner with AsomBroso Tequila, its third annual First Blush Wine Tasting and Mother’s Day Brunch. Masters Tequila Pairing with AsomBroso Fine Tequilas When: April 24, 2015 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 […]

Suerte Tequila Wins Gold at SF World Spirits Competition

Suerte Tequila, the premium craft tequila produced using a traditional Tahona 100% of the time, is honored to announce that its Suerte Blanco was awarded a Gold Medal at the distinguished San Francisco World Spirits Competition.  Regarded by many as the most respected spirits competition in the world, the competition is judged by a prestigious […]

Super Simple Romantic Dinner for Two: Sake Butter Clams From Chef Erik Lowe

When you’re craving a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner, but don’t have time to prepare a five course meal, a one pan dish can do just the trick.

#Meatless Recipe Ideas: The Vegetable Frittata

What’s better for brunch or a light lunch than a frittata? If you’re looking for meatless recipe ideas, this dish from Tracy and Terry Paulding is simple, but still quite delicious, with zucchini squash, sundried tomatoes, sauteed onions, and spinach. Serve over spring greens with a little cracked pepper, and fresh fruit like tangerine segments or strawberries […]

Peach Tart Tatin Recipe from Big 4 Restaurant

Led by Executive Chef Kevin Scott, the menu at the Big 4 at the Scarlet Huntington on California Street in San Francisco pays homage the location’s storied past. Established in October 1976, Big 4 Restaurant at The Scarlet Huntington was named after the reputed “Big Four” industrialists – Collis P. Huntington, Charles Crocker, Leland Stanford and […]

Chinese Mango Pudding Recipe from Hakkasan Restaurant

This recipe comes to us from Hakkasan restaurant in San Francisco, California. Their cuisine is a modern twist on Cantonese style Chinese dishes, with items like Szechuan mabo tofu with minced beef, stir fried scallops with rice wine sauce, lotus root and lily bulb stir fry, and crispy fried quail on the menu. Each fall, Hakkasan […]

Coro Mendocino Ultra Premium Wine Release Party

Coro Mendocino, a collection of ultra-premium wines produced to showcase the rich heritage and unique characteristics of Mendocino County, will debut their 2011 vintage at a Release Party hosted by the Little River Inn on Saturday, June 28th. The 2011 vintage marks the 11th release for Coro Mendocino, and includes wines from eight diverse Mendocino County vintners. […]

Destination Napa Valley: A Weekend In Wine Country

One of the top places on my list of travel destinations has always been to experience the beauty and culture of wine country.  You hear the stories of lush mountains, never-ending vineyards, and amazing sunsets, and at some point, begin to ask yourself, “why have you not bought your plane ticket yet?” But why do we tend to […]

Mother’s Day Weekend At The Meritage Resort and Spa

The Meritage Resort and Spa in Napa has invited select California wineries to participate in its second annual First Blush event, including a special celebration that will allow guests to “Taste the Lighter Side of Summer.” The tasting event will highlight California’s lighter wines including rosé, Sauvignon blanc, pinot noir, Rieslings and sparkling wines, plus […]

Artisan Cheese Appreciation Month at Nick’s Cove and Cottages

In honor of the thriving artisan cheesemaking community in Sonoma and Marin Counties and the upcoming 8th Annual California’s Artisan Cheese Festival, Nick’s Cove Restaurant, Oyster Bar & Cottages today announces its 2nd Annual Cheese Appreciation Month this March. In addition to participating in California’s Artisan Cheese Festival March 21-23 in Petaluma, Nick’s Cove will […]

Destination San Francisco: A City Where Food and Business Meet

For many on either coast of the US, traveling cross country is something considered but seldom executed. Most assume that each coast has their own version of oceans, mountains, and Disney, and make plans to travel out of the country, instead of across it. Growing up on the East Coast, I have personally managed to […]

East Bay Vintners Alliance Presents the Sixth Annual “Passport to East Bay Wines” – March 15-16

East Bay Vintners Alliance Presents the Sixth Annual “Passport to East Bay Wines” Local Wineries open their doors to the public for tastings, entertainment for once-a-year weekend event March 15-16 Once a year, the urban winemakers of the East Bay, open their doors to the public for a “Passport to the East Bay Wines” weekend […]