Food And Drink Articles
  • Family Fine Dining On A Family Friendly Budget
  • by Jack Terry
  • More so than any previous generation, today's parents look to include their children when going out for a nice meal. Part of it comes from the increasingly busy schedule so many seem to have and families wanting to take advantage of whatever time together they have, and some of it stems from a desire to create a sense of culture in their children.
  • Guacamole is Surging in Fusion Restaurants All Over the United States
  • by Lizzy Taylor
  • There is absolutely no doubt that our great nation loves a good snack. No matter if you are tailgating at a sporting event, having friends over to celebrate or dining out, guacamole is always around. Millions of avocados are consumed every year and a vast majority of those avocados are used to make this delicious appetizer called guacamole.
  • Fusion Food in The United States
  • by Lizzy Taylor
  • There is no doubt that the nation is trying to be a little more healthy these days. Although we still have a very long way to go before we are all at a comfortable weight and not obese, every little step helps. One of the main sources of weight gain in the United States is certainly fast food, but there are a variety of other foods that contribute to the epidemic.
  • Give Fusion Food A Try!
  • by Lizzy Taylor
  • There is no doubt that the United States is a melting pot of just about everything. Since so many different cultures all came here to begin their new lives, it only makes sense that their cooking was shared with one another. Fusion food was born! Mixing it up a little bit and adding new aspects to your cooking can certainly result in a new spin of an old favorite
  • California Winemakers Creating International Sensations
  • by Jack Terry
  • In a sense, it is just another turn of the cycle in the world of wine. People brought vine cuttings from Europe when they settled in America, and the vines these grew into were used to restart the vineyards of Europe after the Phylloxera blight in France in1863. In turn, these vines gave root to the vines used in South America and Australia. Now those grapes have found a new home, once again, in the wines and wineries of California.
  • The True Color Of Zinfandel
  • by Jack Terry
  • When it comes to wine, many people will jokingly tell you that there are just two kinds: red and white. It is true that varietals, all 7,000 plus of them, can be broken down to light skinned and dark skinned grapes, but that does not answer the question of where pink wines come from. Blush wines, also known as Rosé, have been popular since the mid 1960's. Today, dry Rosé wines are experiencing a resurgence.
  • California Winemakers Creating International Sensations
  • by Jack Terry
  • The history of wines and wineries in California may go back a few hundred years, but the year that separates everything is 1976. That was the year the Battle of Paris wine tasting competition was held. Shocking the world was the fact that a California Cabernet Sauvignon bested wines from around the world, a feat that was repeated the following year with a California Chardonnay
  • The Joy Of Wining Once A Month
  • by Jack Terry
  • One of the fastest growing segments in the beverage industry is wine. People from all walks of life are starting to enjoy wine and learn about it, and advances in packaging and shipping have led many winemakers to be able to offer exceptional wine at affordable everyday prices. The biggest challenge that faces new wine drinkers is discovering what wines they should try.
  • California Wines Come To Your Front Door
  • by Jack Terry
  • It may be hard to believe that there are over a thousand wineries producing wines in California. One look at the shelves at your local wine store will confirm the fact that there is not nearly enough room for them all. The truth is that the majority of the California winemakers do not have the ability to distribute their wines on a national level
  • A Foodie's Vacation On A Tropical Island Called Key West
  • by Jack Terry
  • Most people expect their dining options in a seaside resort town to consist of their choice of seafood battered, deep fried and served up with a side of mystery sauce. Key West, Florida is a gigantic exception to that rule. Just as millions of people around the world fall in love every year with its beauty, unique charm and slowed down pace of life, so do internationally renowned chefs.
  • What To Expect During Your Wine Pairing Dinner
  • by Lizz G. Taylor
  • When you walk into your favorite local spot for your wine pairing dinner that evening, you expect to be greeted with a smile from the staff at that particular establishment. Your server should be knowledgeable of the food he or she is serving and also know about the wines that are being paired with each course.
  • The Fine Art Of Family Dining
  • by Jack Terry
  • Casual fine dining may sound like a contradiction in terms, and maybe a generation ago it was. Today it represents one of the fastest growing segments in the restaurant industry, primarily because of the appeal it holds for families.
  • Bringing Craft Cocktails To Casual Fine Dining
  • by Jack Terry
  • With no signs of fading or simply being a trend, craft cocktails and a vibrant bar scene are the perfect complement to any successful restaurant. By focusing the bar and drinks to match thematically and flavorfully the menu items from the kitchen, it helps to create an overall environment that will help turn a restaurant into a destination. Big city cocktails and culinary masterpieces are now available in a small town near you.
  • Finding Fine Dining For Millennials
  • by Jack Terry
  • Already establishing themselves as one of the leading economic demographics, it almost seems like Millennials and fusion restaurants were made for each other. Together they are redefining was casual fine dining is in the country, and will continue to do so for many years to come.
  • Fusion is Back and Better Than Ever!
  • by Lizz G. Taylor
  • So why the sudden rise in fusion restaurants? The answer is simple: chefs want to expand their culinary resume and also offer a new and creative dish that his or her competitors have never seen. This not only puts them ahead of the curve when it comes to business, it also broadens their horizons pertaining to their career and experience. You never know what will and will not work until you give it a go!
  • Healthier Menu Options Make For a More Enjoyable Meal
  • by Lizz G. Taylor
  • Wanting to change your life and your diet is something every American should want to do. The United States is known for its wonderful dining options and also for our love for food of all kinds. We should all encourage fusion restaurants and fast food restaurants alike to embark upon a Greener menu!
  • The Cost Of Creating Quality California Chardonnay
  • by Jack Terry
  • Many of the small batch wineries in California have decided to spend the extra money and invest in the traditional oak barrels. They recognize that there are plenty of other white varietals that are naturally drier, and the growth in popularity of wine drinking in general means many consumers are more adventurous.
  • The Perils And Perfection Of Pinot Noir
  • by Jack Terry
  • The thinner skin on the Pinot Noir means that the conditions for the perfect grape are exceeding exact. Too much rain, too little sun, too cold or too hot a temperature and the resulting wines will be indistinguishable from a generic table wine. They require continual attention and sharp observation, and most winemakers only attempt to create a masterpiece Pinot Noir after several years of experience.
  • Gift Giving Made Easy With Wine Of The Month Clubs
  • by Jack Terry
  • You could spend the next six weeks driving all over creation trying to find the perfect presents for everyone on your list. Or you could spend fifteen minutes sitting in the front of your computer and enrolling your friends and loved ones in wine of the month clubs and making it easy on yourself.
  • Exploring The Secrets Of The Santa Barbara Wineries
  • by Jack Terry
  • With a membership in these wine clubs, a person can receive one or more bottles a month from a new vineyard each month, all from the same region. With so many great wineries now finally gathering national attention, it is the perfect way to explore certain wine regions from the comfort of your own home.
  • Family Dining Fit For Everyone
  • by Jack Terry
  • Family friendly dining does not just mean choosing a place where kids can draw on the placemats. There are plenty of local restaurants where the kids can have a great meal that is not the same old same, and parents have a chance to indulge their taste buds as well.
  • Dining Out In Your Hometown
  • by Jack Terry
  • As ethnic communities grow across the country, people are looking for a place to get some of their favorite food while introducing other people to it as well. These restaurants serve as a great way to bring people together, and their growing presence in small towns is helping communities grow stronger.
  • Everyone Wants a Fantastic Restaurant Experience
  • by Lizzy Taylor
  • Chefs and restaurant owners are becoming bold and daring in their food pairings and it is certainly paying off! Mixing various kinds of food together has definitely turned into a great business idea that keeps people's taste buds guessing.
  • Be Knowledgeable As A Server And The Money Will Come!
  • by Lizzy Taylor
  • When it comes to eating out, people enjoy having options and having options means more for the server to learn. This may be a little frustrating for the server to have to train for so long, but at least they will be confident in what they are selling and that will lead to more tip money!
  • Exploring California Wine By The Glass
  • by Jack Terry
  • From the moment a bottle of wine has been opened, a clock starts counting down until that wine has gone bad. With some red wines, this could be as little as three to four days. White wines typically fare a bit better - up to a week in some cases - because of refrigeration, but beyond that, oxidation has pushed the wine far beyond what is drinkable.
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