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Napa Truffle Festival

10 Years of Truffle and More... Had me some kicks at the recent 10th annual Truffle Festival in Napa. Great to run into my fav Napa chef, Del Dotto’s Josh Schwartz, who wasn’t in his customary chef whites, but was quarterbacking the truffle lunch courses along with Chef Juan José Cuevas and Chef Ken Frank [...]

By | February 4th, 2020|Napa Eateries, Napa Wineries|0 Comments

10 Year Anniversary of Truffle Delights

Earthly Delights to Pleasure the Senses .... The Insider recently caught up to Robert Chang, the Managing Director and Chief Truffle Officer of American Truffle Co, the prime mover behind the Napa Truffle Festival (Jan 17-20, 2020). Bubbling over with enthusiasm for all things truffle, wine, food and Napa, Chang was a great NSI interview. [...]

By | November 25th, 2019|David's Travels, Play in Napa|0 Comments

Shelton Spreads the Zin Gospel

Don’t Let Zin Steal Your Heart Away ... Many moons ago I attended my first San Diego Bay Food and Wine Classic and went to a Zinfandel tasting panel where I had the eye-opening experience of learning that not all Zins are fruit and alcohol bombs. Darn! That’s what I went there for!  Ha Ha.. [...]

By | November 22nd, 2019|David's Travels, Sonoma Wineries|0 Comments

Meeting of the Minds with Michelle Metter

SD's Food and Wine Classic keeps evolving ... I’ve been attending the San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival (SDBWFF) for over ten years now and loved every event I’ve attended. And through all the wine tastings, luncheons, dinners, parties and most of all that great Grand Tasting down on the San Diego waterfront I’ve [...]

By | October 17th, 2019|David's Travels|0 Comments

Auction of Washington Wines

Dessert Gal Promotes Washington Wines ... A triple chocolate cookie ice cream sandwich filled with butterscotch ice cream. While the web gal can’t wait to devour it, it was enough to make the Insider’s teeth hurt just reading the description, which brought a loud laugh from its creator, Kate Sigel, the Executive Pastry Chef at [...]

By | August 7th, 2019|David's Travels|0 Comments