We are fortunate to live in a city with a restaurant like The Crested Duck. Chef Kevin Costa painstakingly obsesses to make sure that every single bite is satisfying and tasty – AND reflects the flavors he intended. With this in mind, and knowing several people who love duck – we at http://www.off-the-grid.ws challenged The … Continue reading All duck dinner – duck five ways with five wines!
For the past several years I have organized a holiday happy hour for friends and colleagues (especially ‘Grapenuts’ and the private dinner group http://www.off-the-grid.ws). The ‘Big Bubbly Blowout’ has been a favorite event of mine, but this year, my professional work would not allow me to spend the time required to create another fantastic holiday … Continue reading Holiday Bubbly Recommendations!
The 15th “Off-the-Grid” Sunday Supper Series (www.off-the-grid.ws) wine dinner was fantastic. For our 15th dinner we wanted to try a dinner theme aimed at the good old USA – and our friends at Braddock’s American Brasserie (at Pittsburgh’s Renaissance Hotel) were more than happy to work with us. Jim Henning‘s entire Braddock’s management team and … Continue reading Fantastic American Wine Dinner at Braddock’s American Brasserie