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Fish Tacos

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Fish Tacos

Living in Southern California comes with so many perks; gorgeous consistent weather, stunning outdoor environs and a condensed and diverse disarrangement of culinary adventures. This week we choose to focus on one of our favorite culinary niches, the fish taco!If there has even been a great time to be a taco lover, it is now. It seems that with the up-rise in culinary diversity and the increase of small and mobile eateries, the modern taco is breaking all the rules of tradition. The Kogi Truck being the most famed fusion tacos at the moment. Even within the niche of fish...

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Guide to Chinese New Year Fortunes, Food and Wine

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Guide to Chinese New Year Fortunes, Food and Wine

The celebration of the Chinese New Year is upon us. Just across the Pacific Ocean, communities in Asia celebrate their biggest holiday of the year. The festivities will last typically two weeks long. In a none covid year, usually there will be multiple family gatherings and lavish meals. According to a recent survey commissioned by Vinexpo, Chinese red wine consumption is now the largest in the world, surpassing France and Italy. Much of this will also influence how Chinese food will be paired with wine. In the spirit of the new year let's march to this year's lineup of wines to...

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Chocolate & Wine Guide for Valentine's Day

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Chocolate & Wine Guide for Valentine's Day

True love is hard to find, and so is matching chocolate and wine. With the right combination of chocolate and wine, it can be a match made in heaven. Use the following guide to help you find the perfect pairing or set up your own match game of chocolates and wine. A good rule of thumb is to pair lighter, more elegant flavored chocolates with lighter-bodied wines. Stronger chocolate should be paired with more full-bodied wines. If you are trying a variety of chocolates, work from light to dark. Start with a more subtle white or milk chocolate and end on...

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Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Garlic Fennel and Baby Potatoes

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Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Garlic Fennel and Baby Potatoes

Pork and Pinot Noir share a sweet and succulence flavor. Bright acidity, medium tannins, and a silky texture compliments the tenderloin's lean texture. Check out our Pinots for this wine and swine combo with a Mediterranean twist. Serves : 4 to 6Ingredients: 2 1.5 pound pork tenderloins 2 tablespoon 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper 6 garlic cloves fresh garlic 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest 2 teaspoons salt 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil for pork rub 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil for fennel and potatoes 2 bulbs fresh fennel 12 ounces baby red or Yukon gold potatoes 1 small onion thinly...

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Pinot Noir: A Love Affair for the Ages

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Pinot Noir: A Love Affair for the Ages

By Iris Rowlee People love Pinot Noir; so much so that it was the first fruit crop to ever have its genome mapped, so much so that there is an international holiday on August 18th just to celebrate it’s very existence. A grape that is thought to be Pinot Noir was referenced in writing in the first century A.D., around the time Romans introduced the idea of viticulture to modern day France, making humans' relationship with it is as old as modern history.  There are thousands of varieties of Vitis vinifera wine grapes. Pinot Noir is one of the oldest and...

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