ReMARKable Palate Podcast #63

Tweet ReMARKable Palate #63: Autumn Smorgasbord It’s a little bit of everything this week, as we taste from the Autumn Buffet. First, I interview Larry Newkirk of the Great San Saba River Pecan Company of Texas about October’s Indulgence at the Gilded Fork: The Pecan. Next, it’s Jeffrey Shaw of the Spanish Trade Commision on […]

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The ultimate Tapas crawl

Tweet Well, I´m on my way home now, but not before one last night crawling through the famed Calle Laurel section of Logroño, which has numerous streets filled with tapas bars (or pinchos, as they are more commonly known in the North of Spain). We were blessed to come at this time of year, when […]

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The Bodegas of Rioja

Tweet With more than 500 bodegas, or wineries, the relatively small area if Rioja is one of the most intensely concentrated wine regions in the world. Toss a grape and you’re bound to hit one or two bodegas. The region has had longstanding traditions, and is the setting for some interesting debates about the future […]

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Live From Rioja!

Tweet Mark’s Travel Notes Last week, Jennifer reported from The Piemonte region of Italy, where she attended the truffle festival. Well, this week, I am visiting the wine region of Rioja in Northern Spain, where I’m tasting the Crianzas, Reservas and Gran Reservas of this famed wine region. The harvest is over, and most bodegas […]

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ReMARKable Palate Podcast #62

Tweet ReMARKable Palate Podcast #62: Dia de Los Muertos In the US, we celebrate Halloween on October 31st, but in Mexico it’s November 1st and 2nd that see the Dia de Los Muertos celebration, or the Day of The Dead. We speak with Roberto Santibanez of the Rosa Mexicano Restaurant Group, who tells us about […]

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ReMARKable Palate Podcast #61

Tweet (This is a repost, as there was a problem with the feed last week) ReMARKable Palate #61: Everybody Wants a Sugardaddy Chef Mark speaks with Tom Finney and Mark Ballard of Sugardaddy’s Sumptuous Sweeties, and we learn the secret of the perfect brownie. They create amazing, fresh baked “edgeless” brownies and blondies, which are […]

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ReMARKable Palate Podcast #61

Tweet ReMARKable Palate #61: Everybody Wants a Sugardaddy Chef Mark speaks with Tom Finney and Mark Ballard of Sugardaddy’s Sumptuous Sweeties, and we learn the secret of the perfect brownie. They create amazing, fresh baked “edgeless” brownies and blondies, which are the perfect gift, since they are packaged in beautiful silk bags with satin ribbons. […]

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ReMARKable Palate Podcast #60

Tweet ReMARKable Palate #60: The Great Match: Spanish Wine and Tapas Jennifer and I attended The Great Match: Wine and Tapas event in late September, presented by Wines From Spain. The event was a fundraiser for Citymeals on Wheels, an organization co-founded in 1981 by James Beard and Gael Greene (listen to Food Philosophy #24 […]

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ReMARKable Palate Podcast #59

Tweet ReMARKable Palate #59: Say Fromage, s’il vous plait The rivalry of Britain and France is legendary, and the realm of cheese offers no exception to this age-old battle. In part II of our look at British and French cheeses (Part I, Britain, was on Food Philosophy #23), Jennifer and I feature some cheese specialists […]

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