Archive for May 2010

Brunch Nirvana: the girl & the fig

Brunch Nirvana: the girl & the fig

May 27, 2010
The girl & the fig in Sonoma has perfected brunch. The restaurant is ridiculously charming with a Frenchy-bistro-meets-wine-country vibe that extends from the dà©cor to the menu. I couldn’t stop oohing and ahhing over all the cute little touches, and virtually everything on the menu was calling my name.
Kapalua Wine & Food Festival in Maui

Kapalua Wine & Food Festival in Maui

May 26, 2010
The soiree is Hawaii’s longest running event of its kind -- a four-day celebration of Hawaii’s Regional Cuisine, featuring gourmet cooking demonstrations, tastings from Maui’s top chefs, and a plethora of wines from several of the world’s most famous winemakers, brought together by returning host, Master Sommelier Fred Dame.
New York Times TimesTalks: The Way We Eat Now

New York Times TimesTalks: The Way We Eat Now

May 21, 2010
TimesTalks in SF: Frank Bruni chats with Thomas Keller, Traci Des Jardins, Michael Mina, and Kim Severson about food (obvi), restaurants, and how West Coast culinary trends influence the nation.
Star Chefs and Vintners Gala: a Feast of a Fete

Star Chefs and Vintners Gala: a Feast of a Fete

May 20, 2010
Recap of the Star Chefs and Vintners Gala, and a peak behind the curtain where the 70+ chefs worked their magic.