On Tuesday evening, November 25, the Tiedemann On Wines Wine Club held its third Wine Club event at McCarthy’s On the Riverwalk here in Elkhart. It was an outstanding event from a number of aspects. First, my daughter and wine partner, Elizabeth Carris, and I got to work together for the evening. As many of […]
If you haven’t been to TORC in downtown Napa yet for dinner you really need to on your next Napa visit. TORC is one of the newest and hottest restaurants in the Valley. Be sure to get reservations well in advance as the place is usually packed. I had the good fortune of dining at […]Chef Sean O’Toole, Didier Loustau, Napa, TORC
It seems like hardly a week goes by that we aren’t asked to make a donation to a charitable event of some kind. Naturally I would like to help all of the organizations we can, as we believe in giving back to the community. Unfortunately it isn’t economically feasible for us to do so…there are […]Culinary Arts, Ivy Tech Culinary Program, Tiedemann Wines
On my trip to Napa Valley this year, I sat down with French Blue Executive Chef Philip Wang and talked about Chef Wang’s Indiana heritage, his many accomplishments as a chef and how Chef Wang found his way from Munster, Indiana, to Napa Valley…Chef Philip Wang, French Blue, Indiana Chef, Napa Valley, restaurant, St. Helena
Tucked in on the south end of Main Street, along the river bank, in historic downtown Napa is the French Country restaurant and bar Angèle. On a previous trip I ate lunch there and on this trip I had occasion to eat there twice. I would describe Angèle as a cross between French bistro and […]Angéle, Brian Nuss, Lorenza, Vinoce
For dinner on my first night in Napa, good friends Brian and Lori Nuss, Didier Loustau and Susan Quinn took me to dinner at the newly opened Napa Valley Bistro located in downtown Napa just east of Main Street at 975 Clinton Street. The Napa Valley Bistro was opened in May of this year by […]Brian Nuss, Cabernet, Napa Valley, Napa Valley Bistro, restaurant, Vinoce, wines by the glass
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