ReMARKable Palate Podcast #67

Tweet ReMARKable Palate #67: Hellenic Food and Wine Opa! I was recently invited to a Hellenic Food and Wine event at the Battery Gardens Restaurant in Battery Park, in New York City. It overlooks the Statue of Liberty and New York Harbor, and was a fitting setting for celebrating the food and wines of the […]

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Side Dish Dilema solved

Tweet I got this response from the reader who had a Side Dish Question for Thanksgiving. Mark, The Mac ‘n Cheese turned out perfect. Great suggestions. I never made a Bechamel sauce before but now I realize what a great base it is for many Italian dishes. At first when I got worried when I […]

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Christmas Time’s ‘acomin!

Tweet Well, it’s Black Friday, and it seems the whole world is in a frenzy to get down to the megamall and fight with each other over nintendxboxes and the like. Well, you can avoid all that razzmafrazzle by purchasing a Gilded Fork Gift Certificate to treat your friends and relatives to their choice of […]

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Reader Side Dish question

Tweet Wow, just a few hours after the Wall Street Journal article mentioning me came out, I got this question from a new reader: Hi Mark,Nice article! A question about a pasta side dish for tomorrow. I want to make a pasta for the kids and teens who don’t like the traditional Thanksgiving fare. I […]

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Chef Mark mentioned in the Wall Street Journal

Tweet Soggy Stuffing, Dry Turkey?Now You Can IM a Chef By YULIYA CHERNOVANovember 22, 2006; Page D1 For cooks planning a Thanksgiving meal, it’s crunch time. When things go wrong, the idea of taking questions to a professional chef has long seemed about as realistic as pushing through the swinging doors at a restaurant and […]

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ReMARKable Palate Podcast #66

Tweet ReMARKable Palate #66: The Wines of Rioja, Part 2 In Part 2 of our visit to the bodegas of Rioja, we go modern, with visits to 2 of the most innovative architectural wineries in the region, Ysios, designed by famed Valenica architect Santiago Calatrava and Viña Real, part of the Cune group. We also […]

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ReMARKable Palate Podcast #65

Tweet ReMARKable Palate #65: The Wines of Rioja, Part 1 Today, we visit 3 of the most notable wineries in Rioja: Muga, López de Heredia and Marqués de Cáceres, and learn a bit about the process of winemaking. Juan Muga of Muga explains the process of fining, filtering the wine using egg whites, and takes […]

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A Photo Triptych from Rioja

Tweet All photos Copyright Mark Tafoya. All rights reserved. food, food podcast, cooking, Rioja, photo, ReMARKable Palate, Culinary Podcast Network, Gilded Fork

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ReMARKable Palate Podcast #64

Tweet ReMARKable Palate #64: Cranberry Time! On my first show as a member of the Podshow Podcast Delivery Network, I speak with Chef Ming Tsai and Gary Garretson, cranberry farmer, about the “Bogs Across America” cranberry bog they built in Rockefeller Center to raise money for America’s Second Harvest, the nation’s food bank network. Cranberries […]

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Gehry’s jewelbox in the heart of Rioja

Tweet Frank Gehry, the reknowned 82 year old Canadian architect, has unveiled his second major design in the North of Spain with a new Starwood Hotel at Marqués de Riscal Bodegas in Enciego. After a splashy debut with the Guggenheim in Bilbao, which revitalized the city and made it into an international art and architectural […]

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