Thursday, September 20, 2018

Tag Archives: chardonnay

Corks+Forks: Copperleaf’s Caramelized Diver Scallops and Domaine Drouhin “Arthur” Chardonnay
Highly-evolved, stewarded cuisine finds its diners on humble local grounds. Blocks from the tarmac at SeaTac Airport lies a staycation destination most Seattleites have only read about. Truth be told, it is near impossible to find via iPhone Maps as it is burrowed into gated communities, behind sleepy suburban ramblers and next door to a YMCA that serves as a landmark, the Cedarbrook Lodge has emerged onto the gastronomic scene – just a few miles further south than where the usual headliner lists its address. (more…)
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Corks+Forks: Six Seven Restaurant’s Halibut with Lange Chardonnay
Sometimes it’s best not to mess with the classics like white fish and chardonnay. Strident criticism toward a single grape varietal is stupid. Saying “I don’t like Merlot, etc.” is comparable to stating dislike for all shoes in general just because you think Crocs are ugly (they are). (more…)
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Corks+Forks: John Howie’s “Passion & Palate”
Bona fide northwestern chef’s take on seafood with the help of his wine right arm. John Howie is a man of large stature. His lofty presence in the boxy, bleached chef coat exudes power, both to the food Lament and the culinary enlightened. With three restaurants pulling in stats as major players, he has two future ventures on deck and is ready to compete with the best of them. As an authority figure in Northwest restauranteering, John Howie is the real deal and could probably beat you up if you disagree.  (more…)
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Corks+Forks: Gorman And Gnocchi
Local Chardonnay plays nice with Italian comfort food. I easily tire of wine whiners: those who claim to despise a varietal solely based on the name, even though there’s no way they’ve (more…)
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Labels with Luster: Stottle Winery 2008 Sangiovese
Seattleite gets a sneak peek at the spanking new Stottle Winery. We’re hip. We’re with it. We’re so in the know that this is a first look at Stottle Winery. Founded by Amy and Josh Stottlemyer, Stottle publicly opened its doors yesterday with wines available and ready to for your purchasing pleasures today. (more…)
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2011 MUST HAVE: The Can’t-Miss Bottles of Wine
You can’t call yourself a wine lover unless you have these in your home collection. There are almost 700 wineries in Washington state alone, the task of choosing the right wine can be daunting and somewhat overwhelming. Red or white? Red Mountain or Red Willow? Expensive for that special occasion or lower priced for an everyday wine? (more…)
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