Chefs in the Tasting Rooms
Nov10

Chefs in the Tasting Rooms

Wineries have figured out the best way to your wine glass is through your stomach. True oenophiles know that the best way to really taste a wine is to pair it up with foods that complement (or sometimes contrast) the minerality, spiciness or fruit qualities inherent in both. Ever tried a hunk of stinky blue with a Sauvignon blanc? Or super sweet cake with bubbly? It’s not that it can’t work, but when we try to pair that...

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Cyrus Restaurant: Vegetarian Menu

The revolution will be veget-ized. Following in the footsteps of the French Laundry and an increasing demand for haute herbivore dining, Michelin-rated Cyrus restaurant in Healdsburg has recently unveiled five and eight course vegetarian tasting menus, prominently showcased next to their regular tasting menu — charging the exact same price for both ($130 for eight courses, $102 for five). Huh? Because for a whole lot of folks...

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