Archives for July 2015

Wine and Food 2

By Dan Berger What wine goes with bacon-flavored ice cream? This isn’t an actual question, but it illustrates how some “adventurous” chefs are creating dishes made more for their shock value than for taste. Foie gras with milk chocolate sauce? Peanut-flavored lamb?  Curried lobster aspic? I … [Read more...]

Wine with Food 1

By Dan Berger As popular as the topic has been for the last several decades, “wine with food” is one of the least well understood, and part of it is based on some unfortunately simplistic rules that were formulated a long time ago. The old line, “White wine with fish, red wine with meat” can … [Read more...]