Category Archives: Food Literature

Wining and Dining in Cape Town, South Africa (Part 3)

By Mika Chall After a morning spent exploring some of the best that South Africa’s wine country had to offer, it was time for lunch. We were off to George Jardine’s Jordan Restaurant―fine dining located at the Jordan Wine Estate. … Continue reading

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Wining and Dining in Cape Town, South Africa (Part 2)

By Mika Chall During my recent visit to South Africa, I was curious to learn more about the country’s organic wine production. My guide arranged a visit to Reyneke, a beautiful vineyard that produces both reds and whites of outstanding … Continue reading

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Taking the Mystery Out of Wines from Burgundy, France.

This blog post is the first in a series written after the author, Cathy Curtis, enjoyed a Commonwealth Club Travel food and wine tour of the Burgundy region of France. The tour company, Martin Keegan Tours invited Colette Barbier, a … Continue reading

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A Summer Delight: Della Fattoria-Weber Ranch Dinners

by Chad Graff and Cathy Curtis We’ve been smitten more than once with the notion of attending an Outstanding in the Field dinner. What could be better than to sit at a long farm table set up in a gorgeous outdoor … Continue reading

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On The Road, New York City – Restaurant Review by Mika Chall

Prune, 54 East 1st Street, New York City Having savored every word of Gabrielle Hamilton’s candidly written memoir, Blood, Bones & Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef, which details her unconventional and often challenging odyssey beginning at adolescence, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Random Thoughts on Blood, Bones & Butter:The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef by Chad Graff

I’ve eaten at Prune five, maybe six times.  That’s enough for it to be one of my favorite NYC restaurants.  Once was enough for that really.  It’s a small, cool place, with an eclectic group of people inside, and the … Continue reading

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