ribs and whiskey

Marlow’s Tavern: Ribs & Whiskey

  Marlow’s Tavern runs an annual program called Ribs & Whiskey. The menu features entrees enticing guests into their local neighborhood gems. Of particular interest are the following menu items: BBQ Blazed Cobb Salad BBQ Chicken, Crisp Field Greens, Roma Tomato, Apple-Smoked Bacon, Sweet Corn, Gorgonzola, Crispy Tobacco Onions and BBQ Gorgonzola Dressing A Pig … Continue reading

Quantum Leap Winery: Kaley’s Rescue Red

Quantum Leap Winery‘s NEWest blend of Kaley’s Rescue Red is released for summer entertaining, maybe even the beach picnic.  This red blend is one of Leap’s lower price appointed wines. Don’t let that deter you, oh fellow wine snobs. You’ll want a case for your next gathering. A bit on the pedestrian walk of the … Continue reading

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East End Market: A Pop Up Dinner Celebration of Women Chefs, Restaurateurs and Winemakers

Saturday marked my second Pop-Up dinner following the event at Quantum Leap Winery this spring. I reserved my coveted seat for the evening showcasing women entrepreneurs in the local community. Compounding my enthusiasm and support for local small business was the fundraising for the Women Chefs and Restaurateurs scholarship fund. National recognition for the surge of … Continue reading

Hanson’s Shoe Repair: A Speakeasy

  wenty’s era enthusiasts and mixologists unite! A modern twist on the speakeasy is quickly bringing those in the know to their knees. Err, phones. If you want entry into this quaint and lively third floor Pine Street bar, you’ll need to call Hanson’s Shoe Repair for the daily password. Grab that ‘ole rotary and … Continue reading

Pigs&Pinot

Pigs & Pinot: An Annual Sonoma Event

Photo: Hotel Healdsburg Pigs & Pinot If you’ve ever doubted the decadence of pork could pair eloquently with wine, here is your opportunity to melt all fears. Charlie Palmer’s Pigs & Pinot celebration deserves a spot on your calendar this and every spring. March 23rd will kick-off with an Iron Chef style event challenging two teams to … Continue reading

Beer vs. Wine Dinner at Cask & Larder

Sunday December 9, 5:30 p.m. at Cask & Larder Brewmaster Ron Raike and wine director Chad Doss will pair beer AND wines with a special four-course dinner for only $75 (plus tax and tip). Complete menu at www.caskandlarder.com. In case you haven’t heard, they brew on site…hello! You decide the winner in this friendly pairing competition. … Continue reading

Why Coke Cost a Nickel for 70 Years

An oilcloth sign advertising Coca-Cola from 1905. The Coca-Cola Company In 1886, a bottle of Coke cost a nickel and the price stayed the same for 70 years. Even in the face of war and increasing competition, the price of a bottle of coke remained a nickle. But why? How? Fundamental economic theory posits that … Continue reading

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