Wine: Cecilia Beretta Brognoligo Soave Classico DOCG
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“Cannibal sandwiches,” an appetizer featuring raw, lean ground beef served on cocktail bread, may be a Wisconsin tradition, but health officials say they are not healthy, citing that more than a dozen people who became ill after consuming them.
There are, it seems, a gazillion pasta cuts out there, but aficionados know that certain sauces and other ingredients are perfect with some shapes but don’t work so well with others. So it was completely understandable to me when Fred Bilello wrote in looking for long fusilli, a corkscrew pasta, and mafalda, which looks like narrow lasagna noodles — and it appears it was, as well, to his fellow Taste of the Town readers, who supplied sources.
DaVinci Chianti isn’t the most complex wine, but it is a very enjoyable drinking wine that loves good food.
Heritage Steak, which opened in August, is from Tom Colicchio, a five-time James Beard Award-winner, head judge of Bravo’s “Top Chef” and executive chef of Craftsteak at the MGM Grand.
We’re featuring an even dozen sources for food gifts from businesses that are based in Las Vegas or have locations here.
Pecans are in the spotlight: Classic and chocolate pecan brittle, Pecan squash, Panna Cotta, Cheese & Cake and Sweet Potato Pecan Pie.
Oh, how we love those nostalgic tastes of our youth. I can remember Mrs. Grass’ Chicken Noodle Soup — in a box — from when I was a kid.
Pizza Rock, from 11-time World Pizza Champion Tony Gemignani, opened downtown last month, offering (besides pizza) calzones, stromboli, pasta dishes, antipasti and salads, much of it made in one of Pizza Rock’s four ovens.
Crawford Family Pinot Noir is a deeply opaque garnet-red color with a dense blackish-red core going out into a fine vermillion to pinkish rim definition with medium-high viscosity.