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Izard’s Goat Tour Makes A Stop at Portland’s Ping

Izard’s Goat Tour Makes A Stop at Portland’s Ping

Season four was the first Top Chef season I ever watched. Introduced to a dozen great chefs from around the country, it was the first time I learned who Tom Colicchio and Gail Simmons were, and the first time I was introduced to chef Stephanie Izard. With fans across the country, I cheered for Izard, […]

November 1, 2011 | By
The 2010 Food & Wine Classic in Aspen: Day Two

The 2010 Food & Wine Classic in Aspen: Day Two

Chef Tim Love admitted to being nervous when he took the stage on day two of the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen. Despite his initial confession, the gregarious chef, a former contestant on Top Chef Masters, seemed at ease during his High Steaks Grilling demo under the festival’s main Cooking Tent. It was a […]

June 24, 2010 | By
The Food & Wine Classic in Aspen Celebrates Twenty Eight Years

The Food & Wine Classic in Aspen Celebrates Twenty Eight Years

When I arrived in Aspen this year, the weather greeted me with a big smile and a warm hug, with sun shining across the flourishing green mountains. In what I consider to be icing on a year of cake, I was thrilled to be invited back to the picturesque Colorado town to cover the 2010 […]

June 22, 2010 | By
28th Annual Food & Wine Classic in Aspen Brings Culinary Masters to Colorado

28th Annual Food & Wine Classic in Aspen Brings Culinary Masters to Colorado

All the dreary winter weather certainly has me Aspen dreaming this week. Tickets recently went on sale for the 28th Annual Food & Wine Classic held in Aspen every June, and I’m already thinking about the lush mountains, the clean air, and the beautiful blue skies that surround the fabulous event. The Food & Wine […]

February 12, 2010 | By
Friday Five: Five Foodie Events I’m Looking Forward To This Fall

Friday Five: Five Foodie Events I’m Looking Forward To This Fall

Yayhoo! It’s finally fall! As we head into this holiday weekend, I’m thinking football, comfort food, and fabulous upcoming foodie events. This season, I’ll have a chance to talk with some of the best in the industry! Here are the five food events I’m looking forward to the most: 1) Tomorrow’s “F is for Food” […]

September 4, 2009 | By
The Side Dish: The Economical Hit on Food & Wine Festivals

The Side Dish: The Economical Hit on Food & Wine Festivals

Robert, of PDXsucks.com, posted a bit of a rant and rave this weekend on the state of this year’s Bite of Oregon. Poor Robert was not happy about the event and it’s significant lack of vendors (and visitors). Over the years, the 26-year-old food festival has been noted to feature some of the best of […]

August 10, 2009 | By
Food & Wine’s Best New Chef Nate Appleman Talks Italian Food

Food & Wine’s Best New Chef Nate Appleman Talks Italian Food

After his sweeping meatball madness win at the Aspen Food & Wine Classic’s Best New Chefs Dinner, chef Nate Appleman recently sat down with San Francisco’s Grub Street to talk food and business – as well as those pesky winning meatballs. Appleman is an Ohio native who manages two Italian restaurants in the San Francisco […]

July 14, 2009 | By
Friday Five: Five Favorite 2009 Aspen Food & Wine Moments

Friday Five: Five Favorite 2009 Aspen Food & Wine Moments

Here it is – the official wrap up from my Food & Wine Classic weekend extravaganza! I made sure to throw in a few of my favorite photos from the event as well! My five favorite moments from Aspen: 1) Cooking Demonstrations with Jose Andres. Oh Jose! Such a funny man. The sassy Spaniard brought […]

June 26, 2009 | By
The 2009 Food & Wine Classic in Aspen: Best New Chefs Dinner

The 2009 Food & Wine Classic in Aspen: Best New Chefs Dinner

Perhaps the biggest highlight of the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen was the Best New Chefs dinner (which, was really more hors d’oeuvres, and less dinner, but who’s counting, right?). What a fabulous night at the Aspen Meadows Resort – and what fabulous food and drink all around! The night started off with a […]

June 24, 2009 | By
The 2009 Food & Wine Classic in Aspen: Day 2 Keeps On Going!

The 2009 Food & Wine Classic in Aspen: Day 2 Keeps On Going!

Later in the afternoon, after I attended Ming Tsai’s demonstration, I had a chance to sit in on a cooking demonstration from Food & Wine’s Gail Simmons and Chef Tom Colicchio – also well known for their appearances on Bravo’s ‘Top Chef’ and ‘Top Chef Masters’. Side by side, Gail mixed up an ‘East Meets […]

June 23, 2009 | By
The 2009 Food & Wine Classic in Aspen: Day 2 Con’t

The 2009 Food & Wine Classic in Aspen: Day 2 Con’t

Let me tell you – Day 2 was long! But fabulous! After my morning session with Chef Michael Chiarello and organic farmer Peter Jacobsen, I ventured to the Grand Tasting tent. After running into a few of my Vegas Uncork’d friends – Tony Abou-Ganim and Steve Olson – I made my way to the Asian […]

June 22, 2009 | By
The 2009 Food & Wine Classic in Aspen: Day 2 (Saturday)

The 2009 Food & Wine Classic in Aspen: Day 2 (Saturday)

Phew! Recovering from Friday night’s late night events, Saturday began with a bit of rain at the 27th Annual Food & Wine Classic in Aspen. Bright and early at 10 am, cooking demonstrations and wine talks began. I was joined by fellow food bloggers John of Foodwishes.com, Heidi of Savory.tv, and Sara of AverageBetty.com at […]

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