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The stars came out for Piero Selvaggio's 40th at Valentino

Above: When Piero Selvaggio finally sat down to dinner last night at my table, he couldn’t wait to dig into the schiacciata alla siciliana (front, center), one of the forty dishes his chefs and guest chefs created to celebrate his fortieth anniversary last night. 516 more words

De Vino

A couple of wine dinners I've got coming up...

From the department of “it’s a tough job but someone’s got to keep the world safe for Italian wine”…

That’s the flight of wine (above) I’ll be talking about when I speak at… 138 more words

De Vino

incredible dinner @SottoLA last night with my ladies

Georgia P has so much fun in restaurants… she LOVED Sotto last night in Los Angeles (where daddy works).

Involtini di melanzane, classic eggplant rolls cooked in tomato. 173 more words

De Cibo

Eclectic Mix of Designers at Men’s Fashion Week

The 2nd annual Men’s Fashion Week was held at the Vancouver Museum (Planetarium) a classic, built in the 1960’s. Thirteen Designers, several were recent Fashion School graduates, unveiled their collections to a small crowd, consisting of many more women than men, in a room, overlooking English Bay. 384 more words


Kind words from the LA Times today @SottoLA

S. Irene Virbila interviewed me last week for her “What are you drinking?” column in the Los Angeles Times.

Here’s the link…

De Vino


Peter and I FINALLY had dinner at Sotto Restaurant last month. Named one of Esquire Magazine’s Best New Restaurants in 2011, as well as L.A. 289 more words

Eating Out

Pig's head ragù, the most important ingredient @SottoLA

What’s the most important ingredient in pig’s head ragù?

Nomina sunt consequentia rerum.

Chefs Zach and Steve carefully carve all of the tender meat around the pig’s head and then grind it for their ragù at… 114 more words

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