Bottega is Michael Chiarello’s mouthwatering Italian restaurant with some of the best housemade pasta I’ve had in the heart of wine country. Every single dish we had was delicious and the service was impecable. 257 more words
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Napa, like Sonoma, is a beautiful valley filled with vineyards. First stop, from North to South, was Chateau Montalena in Calistoga.
This is the winery made famous in the movie Bottle Shock and whose wine won the prestigious Paris competition – beating out even French wines. 568 more words
I first read about this combination of juicy peaches, rich prosciutto and peppery arugula in Michael Chiarello’s cookbook “Casual Cooking“. The cookbook was published in 2002 and is still pertinent 13 years later, offering recipes that are flavorful and delicious in addition to being easy to prepare. 286 more words