Spring Suppers for Six – Menu & FAQ

Menu (Feeds one table of up to six people) - Poached leeks vinaigrette with Dijon, fresh herbs and chopped egg   – Ricotta- and chard-stuffed cannelloni with forest mushrooms and fava beans   – Leg of lamb confit with roasted spring … Continue reading

A Virtual Trip to Italy

You have to watch these.   We fell head over heels for this series of gorgeous videos made by the professional, education-focused organization the Guild of Sommeliers and the team who directed last year’s incredible SOMM documentary.    The three … Continue reading

Bouillabaisse for Six – Menu and FAQ

Menu (Feeds one table of up to six people)   – Stuffed mushrooms – Endive with blue cheese and walnuts – Pistachio-crusted goat cheese and beets – Devils on horseback – Prosciutto and Parmesan croquettes   – Bouillabaisse with red snapper, … Continue reading

Winery Profile: Bründlmayer

Who: Bründlmayer   What: King of the Kamptal, Keeping Things Interesting   Where: Kamptal, Austria   Why: Because Willi Bründlmayer is just about impossible not to love. He’s the type of winemaker whose character can’t help but somehow translate directly … Continue reading

Steakhouse Sundays – Menu and FAQ

Menu (Feeds one table of up to six people)   – Baby iceberg wedge salad   – Shrimp cocktail   – Pat LaFrieda ribeye steak, boulangère potatoes, onion rings and creamed spinach   – Bread pudding   – Four bottles … Continue reading

Winery Profile: Channing Daughters

Who: Channing Daughters   What: Local Motion Toward Terrific Long Island Terroir   Where: Long Island, New York   Why: Because, in his other lives, founder Walter Channing has been a venture capitalist, a healthcare consultant, a furniture designer and … Continue reading

Back to Basics: How Long Does a Wine Stay Good After Opening?

Quite simply: “It depends.”   I’d first point you to the only absolute “rule” of food and wine pairings, which applies here, too: Trust your palate, drink what you like and enjoy it.   If you taste a wine that’s … Continue reading

Marathon Sunday at Corkbuzz Brunch

The New York City Marathon is one of the most exciting events of the year, with a palpable sense of energy and inspiration running (no pun intended!) through our entire city.    We will be showing the marathon live on … Continue reading

BRUNCH launches at Corkbuzz!

We give in. Thanks to repeated, recurrent requests, popular demand finally wins… BRUNCH officially launches at Corkbuzz on Sunday, September 22. And yes… there will be wine. Oh, will there ever be wine!   Eats-wise, Chef Phil Conlon is leading … Continue reading

Winery Profile: Robert Sinskey Vineyards

Who: Robert Sinskey Vineyards   What: Backing Biodynamics Without Skimping on Seduction   Where: Carneros (Napa Valley), California   Why: Because for Robert Sinskey Vineyards, elegance and sustainability are not mutually exclusive. Because RSV talks the talk and walks the … Continue reading