In the last 10 days I have had the pleasure to attend two outstanding wine dinners. As I reported in last week’s blog, Uptown Dining Group and Tiedemann On Wines hosted the 9th Annual Valentine’s Uptown Kitchen Wine Dinner. The dinner was on Saturday evening February 11, 2017. The following Monday I was pleased to […]
Last Saturday evening Uptown Dining Group and the TiedemannOnWines Wine Club hosted Uptown Kitchen’s 9th annual Valentine’s Wine Dinner. More than 70 people attended our seven-course dinner starting with a reception…3 Clicks, Glenwood Cellars, Torre de Barreda, Uptown Kitchen, Valentine's Wine Dinner
My friend Tom Welsh, general manager and partner at Tapastrie restaurant in downtown South Bend, called some weeks back and asked if I would help out the restaurant by being their Celebrity Chef for the YMCA of Michiana’s Greatest Chefs of Michiana fundraiser. In a weak moment (I seem to have a lot of those), […]Great Chefs of Michiana Gala, Tapastrie, Tom Welsh, Tony Nafrady, YWCA of Michiana
Last Thursday evening Tiedemann On Wines held its final wine dinner of the year at McCarthy’s on the Riverwalk in Elkhart. It was a grand evening with good food, friends and, of course, good wine. The wines were all from Spain and Chef Matt prepared some excellent dishes to pair with the evening’s wines. It […]McCarthy's On the Riverwalk, Spanish wines, Sullivan's Steakhouse, wine dinner
I am by no means an expert on food and wine pairings. But I have learned that a good pairing of food and wine makes for a better meal and a great evening with family and friends. Doing wine dinners for the Tiedemann On Wines Wine Club has allowed me to expand my pairing knowledge and at times become adventurous. Here are some of my tips to consider when pairing food and wine…food and wine pairings
Last Thursday evening (May 19) we held our last Tiedemann On Wines wine dinner before our summer break (well maybe…you never know) at McCarthy’s on the Riverwalk restaurant here in Elkhart. The wines featured at the event were wines from Dark Star Cellars located in Paso Robles, Calif., McCarthy’s Chef Matt Hiland prepared the food […]Chain Reaction, Dark Star Cellars, Glenwood Cellars, McCarthy's On the Riverwalk, Prosecco, Ricordati, wine dinner
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