Coravin 1000 Wine Access System

This new wine accessory could revolutionize the way you drink wine!   Editors Pick I’m a very small time wine collector. Most of the wines in my “collection” were thoughtfully purchased at a winery after a tasting. I usually spend between $25 and $50 a bottle, and in my opinion […]



Lentil Based “Meat” Balls: Veggie Ball Recipe

This Lentil Based Veggie Balls recipe is from Executive Chef Fiore of The Gateway Wine Bar at Gelson’s in Long Beach Veggie Balls Yield: 8-10, golf ball size. Ingredients •             2 cups lentils •             1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons olive oil •             1 large onion, chopped •             2 carrots, chopped •             […]


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Day Trip: Explore The Quaint Coastal Village of Pescadero

This charming coastal destination is chock full of fun and adventure for the foodie, wine or beer lover and even the kids.  *By Laura Ness* Have you been to Pescadero lately? It’s a quaint fishing village just north of Davenport, and about 25 minutes south of Half Moon Bay on […]



Book Review: The Foodie’s Beer Book

The Art of Pairing and Cooking with Beer for Any Occasion * By Sage Priolo * Over the past decades the popularity of craft brewing has grown tremendously.   With all of the flavorful beers now available, it only makes sense that it would open up a whole new world of […]