Monthly Archive: September 2011

Sep 29

Egg-Topped Soba Noodles with Asparagus and Prosciutto

Here’s another delicious and easy weeknight recipe that will have you in and out of the kitchen in no time. Egg-Topped Soba Noodles with Asparagus and Prosciutto Tip: We like to use poached eggs instead of fried. It makes it even less calories and the poached egg makes the dish much creamier. Also, we cook …

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Sep 28

Wine Tasting with Thano’s Grocery

Thanks to everyone who stopped out for our wine tasting last week….we had a great crowd! If you missed this one, we’ve got 2 tastings scheduled for October…check out calendar for updates.

Sep 27

Empire Shines Bright With Stellar Food, Beer,Wine and Service

WOW is all I can say about my recent dining experience at Empire Brewing Company. Walking up to the packed bar, I was served within a minute with a Cream Ale that was superb. The balance of texture and flavor was a home run to a guy who just got out of work. A hand shake from …

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Sep 26

2007 Mount Eden Vineyards – Wine Of The Week

Time to step up to the plate for this Cab, Merlot, Cab Franc and Petit Verdot blend, which in my book is a home run. Let’s not sugar coat the price – $55.00. Hey, if you want to drink something exceptional from the 2007 vintage that’s head and shoulders above the competition, you gotta pay …

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Sep 23

Anniversary Celebration

Twenty three years of marriage can only be celebrated with my life partner, a fine meal and a fine wine….a trio of beautiful things! This is my recipe for a romantic anniversary dinner: 1. Delmonico Steaks – seasoned and brought to room temperature, grilled and rested for about 10 minutes. 2. A sauce of red …

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Sep 21

Ask VinoMan

Do you have questions about wine, but you don’t know who to ask? Ask VinoMan! We’ve just added a new page to the Vinomania blog called Wine 101 – you can find the tab at the top of the screen. If you have any wine related questions you’d like VinoMan to answer, you can post …

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Sep 20

Wine Tasting this Week!

Vinomania is the place to be on Friday…. Yup, we’ve got a wine tasting coming up, and this month we’re featuring meats and cheeses from Thano’s Imported Grocery, our neighbors down the street. Wine Tasting with Thano’s Grocery Friday September 23, 2011 4:30pm-6:30pm See you there!

Sep 19

2010 Estanas Rosado

You must be able to squeeze in one more Rose for summer, right? I got 5 cases in (P. S. that’s all I could get), and it tastes fantastic! Spain is making a mark on the Rose world producing tasty crisp Roses that can drink alone or with a variety of dishes. Sangrias are hot, …

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Sep 16

Did you know?

A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will continually circulate from the bottom of the glass to the top and back again. How’s that for a neat party trick?

Sep 15

Sunday Supper Club with Adam Eagan Vol. 3

The smell of fall is in the air and I am fresh off a day filled with football (Ravens destroyed the Steelers!!), boursin sliders, and chili dogs. It’s time to prepare dinner and there is no question it’s time to step the culinary game up. For this month’s Supper Club, I worked in reverse. Earlier …

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