Uber popular Datz Deli in South Tampa has hired a new chef, Jason Dean, formerly of Mad Dogs and Englishmen. He replaces Heather Stalker who has been promoted to General Manager. This means big changes to the menu.... Read More »
Recipes for quick, healthy food.
After a three and a half month closure, Tre Amici Espresso and Wine Bar has re-opened to little fanfare. Perhaps it’s a soft opening since they don’t even have a wine list printed yet — a chalk board touts their offerings. Good time to check it out.... Read More »
I’ve met passionate winemakers whom I consider artisans rather than industrialists. Olive oil producers think of themselves in a similar fashion, referring to their product like a loved one. Like wine, quality oil relies on a keen selection of ripe fruit and expert blending. Like grapes, the ... Read More »
The acids in wine can actually transform the composition of food, especially tough meats. It acts as a tenderizer, penetrating the fibers, and softening proteins to make chewy meat soft to the teeth. Because of color, chicken and seafood should be marinated with white wine, while red wine should be ... Read More »