Salade Niçoise – the Provençal salad of tuna, egg, potatoes and haricots verts. Surprisingly, the salad pairs with a number of varietals, but not without some cautions. Check it out.
Adrift in the sea of casual restaurants of Newport Beach, Trish and I were rescued when we discovered The Dock. Situated on the Newport Peninsula waterfront, The Dock is an intimate, safe-harbor for those looking for a fine dining experience. It’s all there: a diverse and innovative menu, a comprehensive wine list of French and…
Some outstanding wines are now coming from Campania – both whites and reds. Nothing better illustrates than the food-friendly Fiano di Avellino – a terrific pairing partner with seared sesame tuna.
A trifecta: wine-loving guests, killer wines and a great menu! So why wasn’t I thrilled? Here’s how it came down.