Taste the Rainbow! (Or the Steel, for that matter)

Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss – if you’re really interested) are an interesting species of fish, and a pain for any server who has to describe it. On a menu, you might find rainbow trout under a different name; that of ‘steelhead’. Hopefully this article will clear some confusion for servers and foodies alike. Rainbow trout […]

Tomatoes: The Fresh Summer Fruit

Tomatoes, as many foodies know, are actually a fruit. Native to South America, they were first brought to Europe by Spanish explorers in the mid 1500s. At first, western culture considered tomatoes poisonous, as they did potatoes and eggplant, because they are part of the notorious nightshade family. Thankfully, their nutritious value was common knowledge […]

For the love of Riesling

Most wine geeks like myself will gush about German Riesling if given the chance. Why? So many reasons! First and foremost German Riesling is just tasty, refreshing, and delicious even in its simplest forms. Better quality examples always over deliver for the price, with tons of complexity, focus, expression of fruit, and expression of terroir. […]