Directed by: Jason Wise
Starring: Fred Dame, Silvia Altare, Brian McClintic
Released by: Samuel Goldwyn Films Run Time: 1h 30min
Directed by Jason Wise (“SOMM,” “90”), “SOMM: Into The Bottle” explores the world of wine by opening some of the rarest bottles of wine in the world. Through the eyes of a few of the finest sommeliers, the film looks at how history has impacted wine and discovers just how much goes into making a bottle of wine. Continue reading “SOMM: Into The Bottle – Movie Review” »
Cocktails: Fancy & Delicious Recipes for all Tastes
By Eliq Maranik
(H.F. Ullmann, 2013)
What’s summer without cocktails? Well, any time of the year is a good time for a stiff mixed drink, but rising mercury really puts us in the mood for Mojitos and Mai Tais.
If you’re a cocktail aficionado, it’s likely you already know how to mix a stand-up dry Martini. But why not ramp up your bartender repertoire with the creative concoctions in Cocktails – Fancy and Delicious Recipes for all Tastes? From a girly Pink Summer to a manly Hemingway Special or seductive Blackberry Bellini, simple recipes in this new book cover long drinks, short drinks, frozen ones, shooters and more.
Attractive and sporty Molly Hill, winemaker of seven years at Sequoia Grove (Rutherford, California), teamed up with Yousef Ghalaini, the new chef of FIG restaurant in the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows (Santa Monica, California) to pair her wines with his food.
More than six million people. At least four million motorcycles. We were each perched on the front of a pedicab, cycling through the chaotic streets of Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) trying to avoid collisions and blend with the relentless flow of humanity aboard two-wheeled Hondas and Yamahas.