Are you a Negroni lover? The best Negronis we’ve ever had are made at home and at the best bars in the world. Here are a few you won't want to miss.
I was reading “The Fruit Yotam Ottolenghi Longs to Cook With,” in The New York Times. Yotam shares lots of ways to use fresh figs – sliced in salads, top ice cream, and a warm fig and chocolate cake recipe. We also love to make this fig appetizer with endives, prosciutto, and whipped blue... Continue Reading
We were making dinner last night and wanted a quick and easy dessert to use our beautiful Italian Morettini Pears, created in Florence, Italy, in 1956, that we picked up from KJ Orchards. This is the same fruit that they use at The French Laundry and many San Francisco restaurants...
This summer, United Airlines launched the only direct flight from the United States to Naples, Italy, with daily flights from New York/Newark through October 26. We’ve wanted to explore Naples for years. Most Americans spend very little time in the city, passing through only while en route to other southern Italian destinations. After accumulating... Continue Reading
We’re sharing some of The Taste SF’s most popular summer side recipes. Some of our favorites include the bacon wrapped chorizo-stuffed dates, flavorful Miso Eggplant, and Zazu Kitchen + Farm’s BBQ beans from Sonoma. Explore all of them below and let us know which is your favorite! Herb Roasted Potatoes The prep work for these potatoes is so minimal... Continue Reading
Seattle has been a destination we’ve wanted to explore for years. We love seafood, and the city is known for its fish, oysters, and of course also coffee! During our trip, we found a lot of fantastic seafood, and also a few surprises along the way. We’d recommend skipping the iconic Pike’s Place Market... Continue Reading
Ever since we met Chefs Gabi and Greg Denton at The Resort at Paws Up, Portland has been at the top of our list of places to visit for a quick weekend getaway – specifically their famous Portland restaurant Ox. So when we had the chance to explore Portland with Alaska Airlines, we jumped... Continue Reading
We’ve always wanted to dine at Osteria Francescana in Modena, which for several years has been rated the number one restaurant in the world. You may have seen it on Chef’s Table or Master of None, and we still haven’t succeeded in coordinating a trip with a reservation. Now you don’t have to go... Continue Reading
If you’re looking for a refined yet casual lunch or dinner in New York City, along with a killer wine list, you need to make a reservation at Charlie Bird in Soho. We loved Pasquale Jones in Little Italy, so we thought we’d try another restaurant from the Delicious Hospitality Group, and they nailed... Continue Reading
4-Day, 3-Night Tuscan Excursion: July 15-18, 2019 Join our waitlist for future trips here. Join The Taste SF and Food + Wine Sommelier of the Year, Ceri Smith, for an opportunity to experience Italy, like a genuine insider. Go behind the scenes for a culinary experience of a lifetime in one of Tuscany’s most revered... Continue Reading
Guest article and photos by food and wine author Kate Leahy. For many Americans, Paris has long been a city of fancy food—delicate macarons, chocolatiers selling bonbons at eye-popping prices, and Michelin-starred restaurants that require reservations booked months in advance. The thing is, I live in San Francisco and know that getting a reservation... Continue Reading
We spotted this bowl of Manila clams with Spanish Chorizo, braising greens, and ginger butter being served at Hog Island Oyster Company in Napa this week and had to get the recipe! If you can’t make it to the restaurant, here it is! Italian wine expert Ceri Smith recommends pairing this with: Selvadolce Vermentino, Pigato,... Continue Reading