Wine Pairings

The Best Wine Pairings for Popular Takeout Dishes

Restaurants may be inching their way open in some cities, but, let’s face it, we’ve started to get used to the idea of eating takeout from the safety of our patios, porches, and roofs (if we’re lucky...

Food pairings with Sauternes?

by damiano 6 months ago

So, I’ve recently enjoyed a magnificent bottle of a Sauternes - and I was floored with how exquisite it tastes! They say it’s a dessert wine, but I opened the bottle around 3PM (easter Sunday) and ...

Lou's Takeaway in San Rafael

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

Lou's Takeaway has been on my list of places to try for more than a year now. But the restrictions of the pandemic and limitations of knowing exactly when I'd be nearby to place a coveted order hav...

Restaurant Wine Pairings? Yes or No?

by apsyclist 10 months ago

When going to a restaurant renowned for its wine list, do you typically order the wine pairing or select from the amazing wine list? Is it considered impertinent to not to take the recommended pair...

Laying Down & Investing in, Wine

by kySafran 1 year ago

When I come to the US, I always bring a couple of bottles of high-quality wine for some foodie friends I stay with. I get it from a French friend who owns an exclusive restaurant in London. I sit d...

Almost Free Wine Shipped to you: 2-day Marathon Madness

by droolingdoggie 1 year ago

There is a super 48-hour wine sale marathon with free shipping going on at Last Bottle Wines!! Here is a self-description of LBW, which is a local business based in Napa, CA: "Last Bottle is a ...

At Home Wine Tasting for 2

by buckeye83 1 year ago

I want to set up an at-home wine tasting for my husband and me that will help us discover some new favorites. Would love to pair food with each wine to make it feel like more of an event. I was t...

Wine pairings with tasting menus in Piedmonte?

by richwagner 1 year ago

My wife and I are traveling to Piedmonte in May and plan to check out some of the restaurants highly recommended here (Il Centro, Osteria Veglio, La Ciau, Guido, etc.). We plan to do the tasting me...

Nam Vietnamese Brasserie opening in Redwood City in February 2020

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Nam Vietnamese Brasserie, a first solo project from the former owner of Palo Alto's Tamarine and SF's Bong Su, is slated to open in Redwood City in mid-late February. * * * * * Nam to bring hy...

Very special Wine-makers Dinner at Ideale Restaurant

by oneitalianfoodie 2 years ago

Extravagant wine-makers dinner at Ideale Restaurant featuring the food of Veneto. 5 COURSES, paired with 5 glasses of artisan Italian wines- only $80 per person, plus tax and tip TUESDAY, DECEMB...

French Laundry wine advice, need update

by wearybashful 2 years ago

The advice about French Laundry wine all seems over 10 years old on Chowhound... I have reservations for 4, and I'm trying to figure out what to do about wine. I have some fancy bottles langu...

Cocina Mexicana, Healdsburg, Sept 27, 6:30pm

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Come enjoy “Cocina Mexicana,” an elegant three course feast of Mexican regional dishes paired with fine Sonoma County wines, at St. Paul's Episcopal Church Parrish Hall, 209 Matheson St, Healdsburg...

What wine with middle-Eastern dishes?

by pindert 2 years ago

I'm having a dinner with a variety of middle-Eastern dishes (Gyros, Tabbouleh, Hummus, Kuku Sabzi (Persian Herb Fritatta), and Caramel Oranges w/Greek Yogurt. I don't know what type(s) of wine to ...

Mussels & Salmon for Friday Night

by Dezygnher35 2 years ago

Which pasta? Including Mushrooms and or Green Beans, want a relevant recipe idea(s) also need a healthy dessert option beside various ice creams we have? We like garlic, I have pasta & potato...

Elizabeth Resaurant Game of Thrones reduced price tickets 5/9 6:30 with wine pairings

by extra_everything 2 years ago

I have an extra set of tickets to the upcoming Game of Thrones menu - they are for Thursday 5/9 at 6:30 pm. I was rushing to get some because it was selling out so fast but it turns out that the da...

Really LCBO? Norman Hardie on your shelves?!?!?

by Googs 2 years ago

I'm astounded that this crown corporation built on the foundation that average citizens can't control their own urges nor trusted to retail liquor independently  has made a mockery of their entire ...

Suggestions for Multi-Course New Year Dinner Food/Beverage Pairing

by Kalenden 3 years ago

Hi, For New Year, we are doing a take-away easy to prepare gastronomic menu and now I’m looking to combine some beverages with it, for two persons. What would you recommend? We have a fairly var...

Wine tasting for 5 friends

by conniemcd 3 years ago

I have a wine collection of Martha Stewart selected wines. I'm inviting 4 yoga friends for a casual fun wine tasting. I doubt any of us know much about this and the food that goes with although I ...

Wine Pairing for Shrimp/Chicken in Honey Habanero BBQ Sauce?

by mpcarney 3 years ago

A friend makes a killer BBQ sauce and has provided me with a sample of his latest flavor - Honey Habanero BBQ sauce to try. His and other "samplers' have suggested that it goes best on shrimp and c...

Wine bars in Denver

by prilla 3 years ago

Staying at the new Maven hotel & looking for wine bars. Natural wines a plus!

Recommendation for Dinner Tasting Menu - best options for letting it all hang out

by scottyd77079 3 years ago

Looking for recommendations for group of four for dinner with solid Tasting Menu / Wine Complement. Have tried and liked August, really loved (and miss) Stella. Don't get to New Orleans very ofte...