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by mark rudner
July 19th, 2019, 8:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: AMEX - Burgundy w/ Daniel Johnnes
Replies: 15
Views: 1376

Re: AMEX - Burgundy w/ Daniel Johnnes

Jason T wrote:
July 19th, 2019, 8:34 am
maureen nelson wrote:
July 18th, 2019, 6:51 pm
I accompanied becky and russell (and rusty staub!) to a wild and wacky party given by sylvain cathiard to inaugurate his new cuverie.
How cool. Is Rusty a Burgundy guy?
was. passed away last year of a heart attack.
by mark rudner
July 19th, 2019, 7:35 am
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: PSA- Hotel Maria Cristina in San Sebastián, Spain
Replies: 32
Views: 788

Re: PSA- Hotel Maria Cristina in San Sebastián, Spain

neophyte question but how do you fly/get there?
by mark rudner
July 18th, 2019, 7:29 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Eating and Drinking in San Francisco 2016
Replies: 172
Views: 14560

Re: Eating and Drinking in San Francisco 2016

awesome pics as usual robert
salmon tail looks amazing!!!
by mark rudner
July 16th, 2019, 10:27 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Favorite ACTUAL pizza and wine pairings
Replies: 48
Views: 1825

Re: Favorite ACTUAL pizza and wine pairings

jim can you explain your use of "ACTUAL" in the op? i do love a fuller bodied rose with most pizza, but young champagne works really well Thanks for asking and I am sure you are not alone. Yeah, maybe not the best wording, but by "actual" I meant not a "theoretical" wine and pizza pairing, not look...
by mark rudner
July 16th, 2019, 7:14 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Favorite ACTUAL pizza and wine pairings
Replies: 48
Views: 1825

Re: Favorite ACTUAL pizza and wine pairings

jim
can you explain your use of "ACTUAL" in the op?
i do love a fuller bodied rose with most pizza, but young champagne works really well
by mark rudner
July 15th, 2019, 8:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Faethm Wine - Nikolas Krankl
Replies: 67
Views: 6926

Re: Faethm Wine - Nikolas Krankl

thought i signed up but received nothing
by mark rudner
July 10th, 2019, 12:21 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Cabo San Lucas: Recs?
Replies: 53
Views: 2084

Re: Cabo San Lucas: Recs?

sorry neal didn't see that
and yes jordan is correct
not just the rips/tides /currents but lots of submerged giant rocks all over the place

would be nice if they could figure a way to fill a pool with seawater
by mark rudner
July 5th, 2019, 11:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Favourite Quality in a wine
Replies: 61
Views: 1560

Re: Favourite Quality in a wine

seriously? this question again?
too soon? maybe not?
by mark rudner
July 5th, 2019, 10:01 am
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Cabo San Lucas: Recs?
Replies: 53
Views: 2084

Re: Cabo San Lucas: Recs?

just back from las ventanas
it is as good as the countless reviews, except you can't swim there
you just stare at the beautiful ocean constantly reminded that you can't go in
food, service and rooms are perfect imo
only left to go to la lupita and while good was not worth leaving the property for
by mark rudner
June 24th, 2019, 1:36 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Cabo San Lucas: Recs?
Replies: 53
Views: 2084

Re: Cabo San Lucas: Recs?

m kaplan keep the reccs coming!
by mark rudner
June 24th, 2019, 1:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A brosé bronanza with the brochachos
Replies: 4
Views: 537

Re: A brosé bronanza with the brocachos

best thread title ever?
by mark rudner
June 19th, 2019, 9:09 am
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: One night in NY
Replies: 5
Views: 675

Re: One night in NY

normally i'd recommend esca but not this time

https://ny.eater.com/2019/6/10/18659610 ... pening-nyc
by mark rudner
June 19th, 2019, 7:39 am
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Cabo San Lucas: Recs?
Replies: 53
Views: 2084

Re: Cabo San Lucas: Recs?

sounds great mark, enjoy
the swimmable beach is what i will miss the most at ventanas
i hope there's enough other features to keep me distracted...
by mark rudner
June 19th, 2019, 7:36 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: New York City Restaurants
Replies: 2081
Views: 118516

Re: New York City Restaurants

great review on atoboy and completely agree with this quote

"I don't have as great memory of the entrees."

i'd like to just sit at the bar and eat all the apps!
by mark rudner
June 13th, 2019, 4:46 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS:2011 Sine Qua Non "Patine" EBA 3xSyrah/3xGrenache OWC
Replies: 3
Views: 754

Re: FS:2011 Sine Qua Non "Patine" EBA 3xSyrah/3xGrenache OWC

the weakness in 2011 does not apply to these wines
they are awesome!
by mark rudner
June 13th, 2019, 4:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Marcassin
Replies: 38
Views: 4139

Re: Marcassin

I wonder why the complaints, if you don’t like how the conduct business then don’t buy. I love their wines so I’m happy to wait and look forward to getting offered anything. really? because people just hope every once in a while they will come through when they say they will. jennifer gets her name...
by mark rudner
June 13th, 2019, 6:50 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: New York City Restaurants
Replies: 2081
Views: 118516

Re: New York City Restaurants

go big or don't go at all
it seems you know that already...
by mark rudner
June 12th, 2019, 9:22 am
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Favorite San Francisco Hotel?
Replies: 15
Views: 892

Re: Favorite San Francisco Hotel?

big fan of the ritz especially if i can get on the club floor
by mark rudner
June 11th, 2019, 7:13 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: New York City Restaurants
Replies: 2081
Views: 118516

Re: New York City Restaurants

i think the most surprising note about per se is music in the salon AND the main dining room!!!
not sure it's enough to get me back there, but that's pretty cool for a temple
by mark rudner
June 8th, 2019, 6:54 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Four Seasons.......poof!
Replies: 2
Views: 923

Re: Four Seasons.......poof!

an article about its reopening?
by mark rudner
June 7th, 2019, 7:06 am
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Cabo San Lucas: Recs?
Replies: 53
Views: 2084

Re: Cabo San Lucas: Recs?

any more info on las ventanas?
things not to miss, things to avoid etc etc
would love to fish if i don't have to go too far and don't need to do a full day charter to be on the fish
other than that, ceviche, tacos, cerveza and good tequila and will be all good
by mark rudner
June 6th, 2019, 12:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What's the Best top end non-DRC red Burgundy?
Replies: 62
Views: 4038

Re: What's the Best top end non-DRC red Burgundy?

jay
from all the years on the boards you really need help with this one?
the answers all seem pretty obvious unless you have a significantly different/lower price point in mind in which case maybe give a cap?
by mark rudner
June 5th, 2019, 11:45 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: New York City Restaurants
Replies: 2081
Views: 118516

Re: New York City Restaurants

it's just not in a location i find myself too often, if at all, so it's going to be a "worth a detour" kinda thing.
thanks
by mark rudner
June 5th, 2019, 11:29 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: New York City Restaurants
Replies: 2081
Views: 118516

Re: New York City Restaurants

robert
do you have similar feelings about charlie bird?
probably my most visited restaurant in nyc, but haven't been to legacy yet.
by mark rudner
June 4th, 2019, 11:42 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: New York City Restaurants
Replies: 2081
Views: 118516

Re: New York City Restaurants

i saw the picture of the chicken liver/ horseradish pasta at crown shy shortly after it opened and knew i had to go. soon.
still haven't made it!
by mark rudner
June 4th, 2019, 11:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: weekend wines
Replies: 10
Views: 782

Re: weekend wines

passed on an offering of some well priced lambos recently
wish i didn't
by mark rudner
May 30th, 2019, 11:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Marcassin
Replies: 38
Views: 4139

Re: Marcassin

funny how this has never changed
they just release when they feel like it
every year
by mark rudner
May 28th, 2019, 2:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: this week's offer-cristal vinotheque
Replies: 7
Views: 997

Re: this week's offer-cristal vinotheque

thanks all for talking me off the ledge
not that i was really considering it!
now as to the 02 p2, i think i need a couple of those...
by mark rudner
May 27th, 2019, 7:02 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: New York City Restaurants
Replies: 2081
Views: 118516

Re: New York City Restaurants

Where can I get the best fish taco in NYC? I really love the tacos at Empellon, but those are fancy. I'm talking super tasty, but super casual tacos. Los Mariscos (sister of Los Tacos #1) https://www.losmariscos1.com/ Winner winner fish taco dinner. agreed and the coldest pacificos i've ever had!
by mark rudner
May 24th, 2019, 12:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN's: Lunch at Marea
Replies: 13
Views: 1606

Re: TN's: Lunch at Marea

"Excellent over discussion, better with discussion along with oysters and crudo."

nice note ray [cheers.gif]
by mark rudner
May 24th, 2019, 9:32 am
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Cabo San Lucas: Recs?
Replies: 53
Views: 2084

Re: Cabo San Lucas: Recs?

last post 3 years ago but i'm going to las ventanas next month i'm looking for current restaurant info whether or not it's worth a taxi into the main town one evening and if the sportfishing is as good as i've heard if ventanas is as good as all the reviews i'm not sure i'm going to want to leave th...
by mark rudner
May 23rd, 2019, 4:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: this week's offer-cristal vinotheque
Replies: 7
Views: 997

Re: this week's offer-cristal vinotheque

btw, makes my last week's post about 02 dp p2 at 399 seem a steal champagne.gif
by mark rudner
May 23rd, 2019, 4:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: this week's offer-cristal vinotheque
Replies: 7
Views: 997

this week's offer-cristal vinotheque

first offer i've seen for this wine
1995
1k per 750
2k per mag

the rose is 2k and 4k per btw...
any takers?

there's a couple of notes on ct but this is rarefied air numbers!

tn's anybody?
by mark rudner
May 22nd, 2019, 2:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Driving beer cross country this weekend. Please help
Replies: 36
Views: 1608

Re: Driving beer cross country this weekend. Please help

Markus S wrote:
May 22nd, 2019, 12:55 pm
Why does the beer into this (as in your subject line)?
it does make you wonder, doesn't it?
by mark rudner
May 20th, 2019, 10:13 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: MacDonald Cabernet Sauvignon Vertical
Replies: 5
Views: 914

Re: MacDonald Cabernet Sauvignon Vertical

thanks for the great notes justin
i have all of these wines except the 09 and 16 and have been trying to figure out when to start drinking them
this sounds like the best possible way to do it [cheers.gif]
by mark rudner
May 17th, 2019, 2:30 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Impossible burgers
Replies: 40
Views: 1659

Re: Impossible burgers

and while on the subject are they actually good for you? In my opinion, no. It is not a healthy choice. I'm all for eating less meat, or eating none at all, if you prefer and are still getting your nutrients. But these meat alternatives are highly processed and contain questionable ingredients, som...
by mark rudner
May 17th, 2019, 12:05 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Impossible burgers
Replies: 40
Views: 1659

Re: Impossible burgers

and while on the subject are they actually good for you?
by mark rudner
May 13th, 2019, 12:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 02 dp p2 $399-thoughts?
Replies: 44
Views: 2761

Re: 02 dp p2 $399-thoughts?

Heavily allocated??!! I was offered 100x3 packs..!

so what's the production numbers?
by mark rudner
May 13th, 2019, 12:26 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Eating and Drinking in Washington (mostly Seattle area)
Replies: 13
Views: 916

Re: Eating and Drinking in Washington (mostly Seattle area)

hey Robert that breakfast pic is beautiful is that a glass of red wine in the top left corner? [cheers.gif] Someone else that question. Do you think I would drink Red wine for breakfast! I prefer Sake for a meal like this. It is actually Blackberry Juice. ha! btw looks even better than manufactory....
by mark rudner
May 13th, 2019, 8:09 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Eating and Drinking in Washington (mostly Seattle area)
Replies: 13
Views: 916

Re: Eating and Drinking in Washington (mostly Seattle area)

hey Robert
that breakfast pic is beautiful
is that a glass of red wine in the top left corner?
[cheers.gif]
by mark rudner
May 13th, 2019, 8:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 02 dp p2 $399-thoughts?
Replies: 44
Views: 2761

Re: 02 dp p2 $399-thoughts?

Great thread - and with some responses I was not expecting. It has generally been my understanding that assuming proper storage, no unusual individual bottle issues (corked etc.), that there is not any inherent general change in quality or character between an original release Dom and its various P...
by mark rudner
May 10th, 2019, 5:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2003 kistler vine hill- still alive and breathing
Replies: 0
Views: 180

2003 kistler vine hill- still alive and breathing

6 years ago when i moved from my last house, i still had some kistlers and thought they might be dead even then. this is the first of those bottles i've opened and i'm shocked and pleasantly surprised to report that this wine is very much alive! would a white burg purist think it's ok, probably not,...
by mark rudner
May 10th, 2019, 1:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: May Magnum Madness= dinner with 10 mags incl Ruinart, PYCM, Ente, Fontodi, Shafer et al
Replies: 19
Views: 793

Re: May Magnum Madness= dinner with 10 mags incl Ruinart, PYCM, Ente, Fontodi, Shafer et al

amazing note for the nv ruinart, and agree about the bottle shape
sounds like a nice wine to sit with all night
by mark rudner
May 10th, 2019, 12:43 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: From the creators of Chef's Table - Street Food
Replies: 16
Views: 1070

Re: From the creators of Chef's Table - Street Food

Robert M yers wrote:
May 10th, 2019, 4:11 am
That crab omelet had me drooling...
amen brother!
by mark rudner
May 10th, 2019, 10:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Important vs. Unimportant tastings
Replies: 39
Views: 1803

Re: Important vs. Unimportant tastings

Craig G wrote:
May 10th, 2019, 10:13 am
mark rudner wrote:
May 10th, 2019, 10:12 am
i'm far more interested in when it's ok to refer to yourself in the third person in your thread title [scratch.gif]
It depends on your importance.
so it's kind of the same type of issue?
by mark rudner
May 10th, 2019, 10:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Important vs. Unimportant tastings
Replies: 39
Views: 1803

Re: Important vs. Unimportant tastings

i'm far more interested in when it's ok to refer to yourself in the third person in your thread title [scratch.gif]
by mark rudner
May 10th, 2019, 9:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 02 dp p2 $399-thoughts?
Replies: 44
Views: 2761

Re: 02 dp p2 $399-thoughts?

victor
i'm pretty sure you're joking but it's dom perignon 2nd plenitude
oh, and the 02 is short for 2002 [cheers.gif]
by mark rudner
May 10th, 2019, 8:04 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 02 dp p2 $399-thoughts?
Replies: 44
Views: 2761

02 dp p2 $399-thoughts?

got an offer for this today
more than i'd like to spend on any wine but i've really liked the regular 02 release over the years and wouldn't mind owning 2 or 3 of these
thoughts? anyone taste this?
by mark rudner
May 9th, 2019, 5:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Jailbreak Wine Dinner - 08 Cristal, 16 PYCM Remilly and etc.
Replies: 10
Views: 1057

Re: TN: Jailbreak Wine Dinner - 08 Cristal, 16 PYCM Remilly and etc.

i see sqn so assuming justin is bonner
miss the days of all his notes
by mark rudner
May 9th, 2019, 1:35 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Why do Americans eat cheese before a meal ?
Replies: 42
Views: 1514

Re: Why do Americans eat cheese before a meal ?

yet another thread i don't understand
isn't cheese generally served at or near the end?

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