Archive for 'Travel and Tours'

The Littlest Taster: A Sequoia Grove Dad’s Day Special

Never mind him. The star’s the one on the right. The last time I saw Mike Trujillo, top kick of Sequoia Grove, we were having a very splendid lunch [his card, naturally] at Gramercy Tavern. GT is among my favorite Your Card spots because of the Danny Meyer style. That means the food’s terrific, the […]

Barolo Bodies Forth

When I was one-and-twenty I heard a wise man say, Barolo is the king of wines, & wine of kings: hooray. Hardly a man is now alive Who remembers that famous day and year, And those that are must might’ly strive To keep its memory bright and clear. –Col. Pesto In other words, Barolo has […]

Derby Day, Bourbon Barrels and Woodford Reserve

It’s Derby Day Saturday, Kentucky’s National Holiday, which involves many ponies and enough mint juleps to drive you to drink. Want a recipe? You could look it up, as Casey Stengel used to say. The April 2010 post Talk Derby to Me has recipes given to me by some distilling luminaries: Chris Morris of Woodford […]