Sunday, April 26, 2009

My favorite wine club - The A-List

Andrea Robinson's A List

Andrea is one of only 16 women in the world who have been appointed Master Sommelier by the prestigious Court of Master Sommeliers. She was the first woman ever chosen Best Sommelier in the United States by the Sommelier Society of America.

This is the perfect wine club for the foodie wine lover. Each month you receive three bottles accompanied with a recipes that is paired with each bottle. She also includes tasting notes and a web video tasting lesson covering the three wines and recipes. Andrea sends wines that are so amazing they have excelled in blind tastings against benchmark bottles that are twice as expensive or more!

Check it out. A great way to learn about wine and food pairing.

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Saturday, April 25, 2009

My tour of Anchor Stream Brewing

Recently took a tour of Anchor Stream Brewing with my wife and son. This is a great tour and a San Francisco institution. I highly recommend the visit and learning the history of is San Francisco brewery. You also get to try all the beers they are making at that time.

Info about tours

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Latest from my Wood Oven

You can tell the tempature is correct if the ceiling is clean and free of soot , its about 800° - 900°F

This is how your pizza will look after about 5 minutes at 800°

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

My new favorite pizza flour

Antimo Cuputo Chef's Flour.
It has a nice chewy crunchy texture. Give it a try