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 In case you haven’t heard, they brew on site…hello! You decide the winner in this friendly pairing competition. … Continue reading

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Bacon Explosion

Have you ever wondered what a bacon explosion looks like? Nope, it’s not your visual of the microwave whirring and popping while porky fat emits scents of goodness, permeating your office with pangs of breakfast jealousy. No, I’m talking about giving your love and time in reverence to a most revered animal; the pig. Jade served up … Continue reading

Cayman Cookout

Each year the Cayman Islands hosts a blow out food and wine event: The Cayman Cookout. Dubbed the Caribbean’s premier culinary event, the best of the best, the who’s who gather annually to present the foodie world 26 chefs, 9 wine experts, star guests and sponsors with a luxurious and unforgettable experience. The four day excursion through delectable bliss is … Continue reading

San Francisco Street Food Festival

This August, La Cocina proudly sponsored the fourth edition of the San Francisco Street Food Festival; a festival that brings micro-entrepreneurs, informal food vendors and renowned chefs together to celebrate and promote great street food, true entrepreneurial spirit and vibrant communities here in the Bay Area. Once again, the event has grown to meet demand, with a … 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

Jiro Dreams of Sushi

While perusing for sustainable food documentaries, I stumbled upon Jiro Dreams of Sushi. I had no idea the movie would strike so deeply in it’s illustration of character, persistence, and looking forward toward perfection, never back. My membership to Netflix began in 2006, and this is my first witness to a solid five star viewer … Continue reading

Eggs with Arugula and Cured Meats

Scrambled Eggs with Arugula and Cured Meats

This dish has a lot going on in all good ways. Mustardy, peppery arugula Facts plays well with the Permadur bold sweetness of grilled onion and red pepper. Paired with scrambled yolks and whites at a 1:2 ratio, cheap mlb jerseys the flavors meld in your mouth with wholesale nfl jerseys a robust sharp provolone. … Continue reading

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