Restaurant Poll 2017: Chris Keller of Tar & Roses

Chris Keller buys the wine for a number of restaurants in and around Santa Monica; he was the chief wine buyer for many years at Joe’s, a Venice institution that closed recently (though he still manages the list at Joe Miller’s tapas joint, Bar Pintxo). He also buys wine for both of Andrew Kirschner’s restaurants, Tar & Roses and the Santa Monica Yacht Club. Read more ⇛

Restaurant Review: Fête

It didn’t take long for Chuck Bussler and Robynne Maii to shake up the food scene in Honolulu. Maii returned home after a long stint in NYC kitchens to open Fête, bringing along Bussler to handle the beverages. Read more ⇛

Restaurant Review: Income Tax

A wine bar named after a classic cocktail, a bottle list that outsells by-the-glass selections, and a menu designed around the wine list: This is Income Tax, a new reason to head to Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood. Read more ⇛

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Restaurant/Bar Review

Income Tax

review by John Lenart | March 22nd, 2017


Restaurant/Bar Review

Fête

review by Liane Fu | March 22nd, 2017


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Six Essential West Sonoma Coast Pinot Noirs
SommScavenge 3.0

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Six Essential Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noirs
SommScavenge 3.0

by Tara Q. Thomas | March 20th, 2017

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Six Essential Willamette Valley Pinot Noirs
SommScavenge 3.0

by Luke Sykora | March 20th, 2017

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Six Essential Ontario Pinot Noirs
SommScavenge 3.0

by Joshua Greene | March 20th, 2017

Restaurant Poll 2017

Jason Prah of Chicaco’s Acadia on Oregon’s Tightrope-Walking Reds and Real Pinot Grigio

interview by Tara Q. Thomas | March 20th, 2017

Restaurant Poll 2017

Carlin Karr of Boulder’s Frasca Food and Wine on Fighting for Chianti Classico and Merlot

interview by Stephanie Johnson | March 20th, 2017

Restaurant/Bar Review

Here’s Looking At You

review by Patrick J. Comiskey | March 20th, 2017


Restaurant Poll 2017

Bruce Achtermann of Woodinville, WA’s The Herbfarm on Standout Washington Wines

interview by Patrick J. Comiskey | March 17th, 2017