Quarantini, What’s Your Favorite?

by Paige Donner   This one is our favorite #quarantini #lockdown #localfoodandwine   Julia Child   NICK VORDERMAN Ingredients 1 oz Perry’s Tot Navy Strength Gin 2 oz Fino Sherry 1 dash celery bitters Olive Instructions Stir ingredients with ice. … Continue reading

WHO Authorizes China To Re-Open Wet Markets

Entrails, blood, fur, bat wings, eyeballs,.. these are some of the delicacies to be found at China’s Wet Markets. As Wuhan emerges from lockdown, WHO (World Health Organization) has given them the go-ahead to re-open their wet markets. Keep in … Continue reading

54: Wine, Supply Chains, COVID19 Paris GOODfood+wine March 2020 by Paige Donner

by Paige Donner   LISTEN HERE  Episode 54 Paris GOODfood+wine Like most people here in France this week, I’m working from home. Saturday evening the French Prime Minister, Edouard Philippe, announced that as of Sunday all cafes, restaurants and shops … Continue reading

Episode 51: Pierre Lurton (Yquem), Alexandra Forbes (Refettorio), Chantal Gonet (Champagne) Paris GOODfood+wine by Paige Donner

by Paige Donner  Pierre Lurton of Yquem (& Cheval Blanc), Refettorio Paris by Alexandra Forbes, and Chantal Bregeon-Gonet of Champagne Philippe Gonet Listen Here  Episode 51 Paris GOODfood+wine  This December podcast shaped quickly up to be a very festive one. … Continue reading

Art & Wine in Bordeaux -Médoc, Margaux, Sauternes

by Paige Donner   When it comes to pairings, much is written about wine & food;  a fair bit about wine & music…   So, how about art & wine?   La Cène by Leonardo da Vinci  Art and wine … Continue reading

Mouton Rothschild’s 2017 : Hallelujah!

A Wine Full of Promise.  Continue reading

Mushroom Feast Mendocino: Eat-Play-Learn

posted by LocalFood.wine Sponsored post From foraging adventures to cannabis pairings, the 10-day event packs plenty of punch. Mushroom Feast Mendocino features over 50 authentic mushroom-inspired experiences with 60+ restaurants and wineries rolling out the red carpet. Mushroom Feast Mendocino set for November 1 – 10, … Continue reading

The Newest Protein Craze…And It Ain’t Pretty!

posted by LocalFood.wine   For what seems like decades, excited environmentalists have been pitching insect-based foods as the next major trend in agriculture. The upsides to insect protein are clear. Producing it requires roughly one-tenth the land of other meat sources, and insect … Continue reading

49: La Tour d’Argent Somm Julien Touitou; Burgundy’s Franco Bowanee & Karina Laval

by Paige Donner © LISTEN TO THE PODCAST HERE : Episode 49 Paris GOODfood+wine Now Playing On Soundcloud Autumn has come quickly this year. Following our very warm summer, punctuated by two historically infernally-hot heat waves, ones which toasted grape … Continue reading

Avocados, Food Safety & Gun Control

by Paige Donner As the debate in the United States rages on over gun control (gun confiscation) and American citizens’ 2nd Amendment rights, there is a frightening illustration just south of the border of what happens to an unarmed citizenry. … Continue reading