December 2010

Happy New Year!

Cheers to you and yours–here’s hoping 2011 bring you lots of prosperity and good health!

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January is Napa Valley restaurant month, Martini House proprietors headed to Oxbow Public Market

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Happy Monday–hopefully you’re staying warm, dry and are in a festive mood wherever you may be at this moment. Despite the holidays being mere days away, the news doesn’t stop coming here in the Napa Valley. Today’s round-up will be of interest to all you foodies out there… Napa Valley Restaurant Month in January During […]

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Foodies: Bouchon to offer first-ever cooking class on 12/21

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Chef Thomas Keller’s Bouchon in Yountville will host its first-ever cooking class on Tuesday, December 21st. The class, “Reveillon – A Christmas Eve Feast,” will be lead by Bouchon’s Chef de Cuisine Phil Tessier and will feature a traditional French four-course holiday menu. For $175 per person (all-inclusive and limited to 15 total participants). Attendees […]

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Tyler Florence and Michael Chiarello Cooking Demo [RECIPE, PHOTOS]

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Last week Chef Tyler Florence, who’s new downtown Napa restaurant Rotisserie & Wine is now open, and Chef Michael Chiarello held a cooking demo and wine tasting, followed by a special dinner at Chiarello’s Bottega. The demonstration was focused on Florence’s Seared Salmon with Mustard-Braised Brussels Sprouts (click here for recipe). Speaking from first-hand experience, […]

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Four last minute Napa Valley gift ideas for the wine lover

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The holiday shopping crunch is in full effect and if you’re like us, you’re just now getting around to sorting out what you’re going to get for those on your list. We’ve already shared a few of our suggestions for the foodie in your life and now we’ve got a few thoughts for those of […]

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Cork Bits: ideas for your Napa Valley weekend

It’s a rainy Thursday here in the Napa Valley and we’re tucked away at our favorite local coffee house getting some work done. With the weekend almost here, we’re also looking at what will be happening in the valley over the next few days… Saturday, December 11th From 10am – 4pm at Bale Grist Mill […]

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Cork Bits: ideas for your Napa Valley weekend

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Our weekly rundown of the events taking place this weekend in the Napa Valley is here and it’s a doozy! We’ve got something for everyone, including wine tasting opportunities, tractor parades and pictures with Santa. Enjoy… Friday, December 3rd It’s the first Friday of the month–need we say more? OK, fine. Food Truck Friday!!!! Saturday, […]

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