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by dteng
January 26th, 2020, 2:26 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL - Pinstripes, Jan 27
Replies: 50
Views: 1007

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL - Pinstripes, Jan 27

ERPark wrote:
January 25th, 2020, 6:21 pm
dteng wrote:
January 25th, 2020, 5:18 pm
ERPark wrote:
January 24th, 2020, 9:31 pm
Apologies, folks. I must bow out of this. Hope that Pinstripes exceeds everyone’s expectations!
I have your blue Warriors bag.
Been wondering where that was!
Are you gonna see any of the guys going?
I can hand it off if you want.
by dteng
January 25th, 2020, 5:18 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL - Pinstripes, Jan 27
Replies: 50
Views: 1007

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL - Pinstripes, Jan 27

ERPark wrote:
January 24th, 2020, 9:31 pm
Apologies, folks. I must bow out of this. Hope that Pinstripes exceeds everyone’s expectations!
I have your blue Warriors bag.
by dteng
January 24th, 2020, 11:38 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL - Pinstripes, Jan 27
Replies: 50
Views: 1007

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL - Pinstripes, Jan 27

I noticed the annoying way the guy is holding the glass before the brown bags... 😬
by dteng
January 23rd, 2020, 10:44 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL - Pinstripes, Jan 27
Replies: 50
Views: 1007

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL - Pinstripes, Jan 27

If you want, you can also eat dinner blind, I don’t care.
by dteng
January 23rd, 2020, 10:44 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL - Pinstripes, Jan 27
Replies: 50
Views: 1007

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL - Pinstripes, Jan 27

Alan Rath wrote:
January 23rd, 2020, 4:20 pm
So the theme is blind wines?
Theme -
Suggested categories which were Nebbiolo, white, Cabernet.
We can do all three themes if interested, or not...I just suggested blind.
by dteng
January 23rd, 2020, 11:02 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL - Pinstripes, Jan 27
Replies: 50
Views: 1007

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL - Pinstripes, Jan 27

I’m gonna bring mine blind.
by dteng
January 23rd, 2020, 11:02 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL - Pinstripes, Jan 27
Replies: 50
Views: 1007

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL - Pinstripes, Jan 27

I’d suggest Nebbiolo with at least some age, like 10 years minimum?
How about a white category and Cabernet based one?
by dteng
January 21st, 2020, 1:07 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL - Pinstripes, Jan 27
Replies: 50
Views: 1007

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL - Pinstripes, Jan 27

Oh yah.
How about 2-3 categories?
And maybe make some or all blind?

One category I’d like is Nebbiolo...Barolo/Barbaresco....
by dteng
January 20th, 2020, 3:26 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL - Pinstripes, Jan 27
Replies: 50
Views: 1007

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL - January 27

Alan, yes it’s a bit noisy but we’re getting the private room, so it’ll be much better.
by dteng
January 20th, 2020, 3:25 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL - Pinstripes, Jan 27
Replies: 50
Views: 1007

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL - January 27

Ok - so got confirmation for Monday Jan 27 at 6:30.
by dteng
January 16th, 2020, 12:09 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL - Pinstripes, Jan 27
Replies: 50
Views: 1007

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL - January 27

Ok so I got a reply.
They’d love to have us, and we can use the private room.
Manager said he’d charge $5/bottle, so not horrendous.

So what do you guys think?

Again I like the venue - but...
If food sucks, there’s Shake Shack next door!
by dteng
January 16th, 2020, 7:45 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL - Pinstripes, Jan 27
Replies: 50
Views: 1007

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL - end of Jan?

I should be able to make it. I would rather not do Pinstripes as it is probably a worse or same version of Paul Martins. Sole and Divino would be fun. Open to other suggestions and will still go if it is at Pinstripes but will eat in the food court before 😂. Look forward to seeing everyone. Chris H...
by dteng
January 12th, 2020, 10:01 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: San Francisco Jan 13/14
Replies: 75
Views: 3030

Re: San Francisco Jan 13/14

Herwig Janssen wrote:
January 12th, 2020, 8:54 am
Looking forward seeing you , ER .
[snort.gif]
by dteng
January 11th, 2020, 9:32 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL - Pinstripes, Jan 27
Replies: 50
Views: 1007

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL - end of Jan?

I spoke w manager at Pinstripes at Hillsdale mall. Really cool venue, and he said they would love to have us in a Monday. Lots of space.
Shall we try there?

There’s bowling upstairs!
by dteng
January 10th, 2020, 1:29 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL - Pinstripes, Jan 27
Replies: 50
Views: 1007

SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL - Pinstripes, Jan 27

Anybody holiday hungover? [drinkers.gif] [snort.gif] Just trying to gauge interest for end of month, or we can push to Feb. I know there’s a Jan 13 SF dinner, so I’m thinking Monday Jan 27... ============================ Date - January 27, 2020 Place - Pinstripes, San Mateo Time - 6:30p Theme - Nebb...
by dteng
December 23rd, 2019, 1:48 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Eating and Drinking in San Francisco
Replies: 226
Views: 18453

Re: Eating and Drinking in San Francisco

RyanC wrote:
December 8th, 2019, 7:41 am
Benu on Friday was transcendent. Probably a top-3 meal I've had in the US and as good as the best Saison meal I've had.
Was treated to dinner there this past Friday - I echo your impressions. Mind blown.
by dteng
December 18th, 2019, 9:21 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Steak Porn
Replies: 2053
Views: 174198

Re: Steak Porn

John O' wrote:
December 18th, 2019, 2:40 am
dteng wrote:
December 17th, 2019, 6:32 pm
Got a Flannery NY vs Costco Ribeye center (crazy marbling!)
Was the Costco Prime grade?
Yep.
Slightly cheaper than the caps.
by dteng
December 17th, 2019, 6:32 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Steak Porn
Replies: 2053
Views: 174198

Re: Steak Porn

Got a Flannery NY vs Costco Ribeye center (crazy marbling!)
by dteng
December 10th, 2019, 12:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Holiday dinner: Flannery, garlic noodles, Pichon Baron, Lynch Bages, Roulot, Chave, Prevost, Dom, etc.
Replies: 28
Views: 1695

Re: Holiday dinner: Flannery, garlic noodles, Pichon Baron, Lynch Bages, Roulot, Chave, Prevost, Dom, etc.

This was dteng’s house, so we were limited by his primitive equipment ;) Dan did the cooking, electric smoker at about 275 to 130, then seared on the gas Weber. Turned out perfectly medium rare. Also had Flannery hangers, which are always amazing. I think I pulled the Jorge out at about 127 then gr...
by dteng
December 9th, 2019, 9:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Holiday dinner: Flannery, garlic noodles, Pichon Baron, Lynch Bages, Roulot, Chave, Prevost, Dom, etc.
Replies: 28
Views: 1695

Re: Holiday dinner: Flannery, garlic noodles, Pichon Baron, Lynch Bages, Roulot, Chave, Prevost, Dom, etc.

Surprised no one took pics of the meats, cheeses and bread apps...that was crazy good...and a sight to behold!
Sachi brought jamon/chorizo/cheese back from Spain and Craig brought over bread/cheese from Manresa.
by dteng
December 9th, 2019, 9:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Holiday dinner: Flannery, garlic noodles, Pichon Baron, Lynch Bages, Roulot, Chave, Prevost, Dom, etc.
Replies: 28
Views: 1695

Re: Holiday dinner: Flannery, garlic noodles, Pichon Baron, Lynch Bages, Roulot, Chave, Prevost, Dom, etc.

Larry Stein wrote:
December 8th, 2019, 7:00 pm

Dan, what was the Tokay you opened? That was lovely.
This was the Tokaji...
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Costco baby!
by dteng
December 1st, 2019, 7:50 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: San Francisco Jan 13/14
Replies: 75
Views: 3030

Re: San Francisco Jan 13/14

Larry Stein wrote:
November 30th, 2019, 12:31 pm
I'm in for the 13th. However, if the 14th happens at Yuzu, I'll attend there instead. That restaurant is only a 10 minute drive from home.
I’d do Yuzu as well if it happens.
by dteng
November 25th, 2019, 7:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Barolo recs
Replies: 51
Views: 2510

Re: Barolo recs

Definitely look at Barbaresco - Sori Paitin was one of my first aha Nebbiolo wines, and it’s usually fair priced.
by dteng
November 20th, 2019, 5:53 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu
Replies: 71
Views: 2313

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu

Yah super fun!
by dteng
November 18th, 2019, 9:08 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu
Replies: 71
Views: 2313

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu

ERPark wrote:
November 17th, 2019, 2:35 pm
Headcount confirmed for 12 people (Robert out, not counting Chris’ little boss). Cya Tuesday!
Gene,
Sorry for late reply.
Gianna won’t be available.
by dteng
November 14th, 2019, 2:56 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu
Replies: 71
Views: 2313

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu

Gene,
When do we need a definite head count by?
by dteng
November 14th, 2019, 2:55 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu
Replies: 71
Views: 2313

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu

Updated to add Sean and delete George because he’d rather go to some seminar 🙄
by dteng
November 8th, 2019, 12:48 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu
Replies: 71
Views: 2313

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu

Ok.
Reds?
I’ll bring a Burg and a mystery wine.
by dteng
November 8th, 2019, 12:41 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu
Replies: 71
Views: 2313

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu

Ok list updated.

What wines are we thinking?
by dteng
November 7th, 2019, 7:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Burgundy 2018, impressions from barrel
Replies: 125
Views: 8528

Re: Burgundy 2018, impressions from barrel

😬
by dteng
November 7th, 2019, 7:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: No more space, do you keep buying?
Replies: 53
Views: 2400

Re: No more space, do you keep buying?

Wait.
Space determines buying??! 🤪

Ohhhhhh...
by dteng
November 6th, 2019, 11:28 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu
Replies: 71
Views: 2313

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu

Ed!!!!!
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by dteng
November 6th, 2019, 2:39 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu
Replies: 71
Views: 2313

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu

Craig G wrote:
November 6th, 2019, 2:28 pm
I’m unlikely.
What if we exclude George?
by dteng
November 6th, 2019, 1:41 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu
Replies: 71
Views: 2313

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu

So...
Wes
Sean
George
Craig
Andrea
Andy
Bill

You guys in for Yuzu on Tuesday Nov 19?
by dteng
November 6th, 2019, 7:21 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu
Replies: 71
Views: 2313

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov?

Oh dang!!
Ok - so we’ll do Tuesday Nov 19.

Let’s get a roll call - who’s in for this?
by dteng
November 5th, 2019, 5:55 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu
Replies: 71
Views: 2313

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov?

Gene, any updates about Yuzu?
by dteng
November 4th, 2019, 5:49 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu
Replies: 71
Views: 2313

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov?

Leave my colon out of this.
by dteng
November 3rd, 2019, 10:12 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu
Replies: 71
Views: 2313

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov?

George is a two-fer-Tuesday kinda guy...
grouphug
by dteng
November 3rd, 2019, 1:18 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu
Replies: 71
Views: 2313

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov?

Ok, unless there’s a big reason not to, let’s do Yuzu next.
So this would be 19 or 26th.
Let’s settle on the date, then I’ll start a list of attendees.
by dteng
November 3rd, 2019, 1:12 pm
Forum: Cellar Rats (ITB)
Topic: Suggestions on 2015 Burgundy $100-$200 range
Replies: 3
Views: 823

Re: Suggestions on 2015 Burgundy $100-$200 range

Do you want this moved to Wine Talk?
Just ask Charlie or Todd to move it.
by dteng
October 29th, 2019, 7:56 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu
Replies: 71
Views: 2313

SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu

Ok things gettin busy for holidays... Didn’t know if we could squeeze in one more before holidays... I’m looking at Monday either Nov 18 or 25, with a lean toward the 18th... But wanting to see if anyone can do Nov - it can be small number too... ================== Place - Yuzu, San Mateo Time - 6:3...
by dteng
October 21st, 2019, 6:16 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct 21 - Donato
Replies: 84
Views: 2890

Re: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct 21 - Donato

George Chadwick wrote:
October 21st, 2019, 5:45 am
I'm not going to make it tonight. Next time!
Dang it!
I have another blind bottle for you. [drinkers.gif]
by dteng
October 20th, 2019, 7:30 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct 21 - Donato
Replies: 84
Views: 2890

Re: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct 21 - Donato

I have a young Barbaresco and something else, not sure yet.
by dteng
October 20th, 2019, 3:52 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct 21 - Donato
Replies: 84
Views: 2890

Re: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct 21 - Donato

Ok so we’re 13 now.

What’s everyone bringing?
by dteng
October 13th, 2019, 2:03 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct 21 - Donato
Replies: 84
Views: 2890

Re: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct 21 - Donato

Hey Larry,
When I made the reservation, we didn’t talk set menu or a la carte.
Do we need to specify?
by dteng
October 11th, 2019, 12:26 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct 21 - Donato
Replies: 84
Views: 2890

Re: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct 21 - Donato

Ian Alper wrote:
October 7th, 2019, 10:17 pm
If anyone cancels please let me know. I might be able to make it. Thanks.
Ian, I subtracted one person and added you.
by dteng
October 8th, 2019, 9:54 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct 21 - Donato
Replies: 84
Views: 2890

Re: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct 21 - Donato

I know I shouldn’t even ask...but...
Theme?
by dteng
October 8th, 2019, 9:53 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct 21 - Donato
Replies: 84
Views: 2890

Re: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct 21 - Donato

I’ll start a waitlist.

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