Eat + Drink
Friday, April 12
In case you were wondering, it’s National Grilled Cheese Day!
Last week, we explored the world of the pre-dinner aperitif cocktail. In the same manner, Europeans typically end their long, relaxed meals with digestifs to aid digestion. While digestifs are traditionally sipped straight, San Francisco bartenders have found new ways to mix up these bitter, aromatic liqueurs.
There are only a select few things on Earth that are unquestionably the best of their kind. A Habano–or Cuban cigar–is one of those things.
There’s nothing that satisfies like a really beautiful bowl of piping hot pasta.
On Monday, Miljenko Grgich, founder of Grigich Hills Estate and maker of the 1973 Chateau Montelena Chardonnay (of Paris Tasting fame, where it triumphed over several White Burgundies) celebrated his 90th birthday by looking back — by sharing what few remaining bottles of the first wine he made at Chateau Montelena (1972) are still stashed in his personal cellar — and forward, with the release of a special Paris Tasting tribute Chardonnay.
Spring in San Francisco means towering Easter Bonnets in Dolores Park, trashed Big Wheels on Potrero Hill, and the advent of the beer festival season.