Today we thought we would share two videos featuring the amazing chefs at Tapastrie in South Bend. In the videos Chefs Tony Nafrady and John Bulger each prepare a dish featured on the Tapastrie menu. We filmed these at The Oaks at Southpaw Farm a few weeks ago when we got together with restaurant manager […]
We are excited to announce that our friends at Tapastrie restaurant in South Bend have opened their doors this week! The restaurant, located at 103 W. Colfax, is the partnership of Carol and Terry Meehan (who also own Fiddler’s Hearth) and my good friend Tom Welsh. Tom will manage the new wine and tapas restaurant. A […]Chef John Bulger, Chef Tony Nafrady, Juan de la Barreda, South Bend restaurant, Tapastrie, Tom Welsh
We all enjoy wine in many different settings. One of my favorites is at a wine dinner or tasting. For me wine dinners bring together some important elements: the wine, friends both old and new, and food. When food and wine are artfully paired you can have a delightful experience. This experience can then be […]Eric Kent Wine Cellars, Jonathan Lutz, Tom Welsh, Uptown Kitchen, wine dinner
Last Friday evening Tiedemann Wines hosted a White Oak Wines dinner at Elcona Country Club in Elkhart. We poured five wines to the sold-out crowd of members and guests. Good friends Tom and Dana Pletcher, who have some involvement in White Oak, were on hand as well. If you know Tom, you know it was […]Elcona Country Club, White Oak Winery, White Oak Wines
On Thursday May 7, the Tiedemann On Wines Wine Club held its monthly wine dinner event at McCarthy’s on the Riverwalk in Elkhart. This was an extra special evening and was great fun as it was the first of three face-offs between Tiedemann Wines and Iechyd Da Brewing Company in a battle of craft beer […]Eric Kent Wine Cellars, Iechyd Da Brewing Company, McCarthy's On the Riverwalk, Wine vs Beer
One of the many things I enjoy about Chicago is the vibrant restaurant scene. Mrs. Tiedemann and I are always on the lookout for a new place to go for dinner or brunch and are constantly building lists of places to try. Several years ago Mrs. Tiedemann and I brought son Ben and grandson Noah […]Chicago, LUXBAR, Michael Avella, wine list
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