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by Kenny H
November 14th, 2019, 1:48 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: positive feedback -- Kenny H
Replies: 4
Views: 109

Re: positive feedback -- Kenny H

We all don't have cheerleaders like Alfert.
by Kenny H
November 14th, 2019, 1:28 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: positive feedback -- Kenny H
Replies: 4
Views: 109

Re: positive feedback -- Kenny H

Oh man, thanks! How pretty were those bottles tho?!
by Kenny H
November 14th, 2019, 10:17 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: The Big Cheese
Replies: 13
Views: 594

Re: The Big Cheese

Sarah Kirschbaum wrote:
November 14th, 2019, 9:00 am
A cheese plate the other night of Rush Creek Reserve, Black Betty, Selles-sur-Cher, and Rogue River Blue was pretty special.
Holy dairy cow, yeah. One of my favorite treats is dipping Marcel Petit comté into RCR rather than a cracker.... champagne.gif
by Kenny H
November 13th, 2019, 1:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Winter Release Save The Date
Replies: 100
Views: 7856

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Winter Release Save The Date

One wishlist T5. Sounds like it was Oprah handing out cars.
by Kenny H
November 6th, 2019, 3:11 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: 2013 Rhys Hillsides OWC
Replies: 0
Views: 184

2013 Rhys Hillsides OWC

2013-- 3 each of Alpine and Horseshoe, bought on release, cellared, in original wood case.

$1,000 for all 6.
by Kenny H
November 6th, 2019, 2:50 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Rhys Pinot Cellar
Replies: 0
Views: 204

Rhys Pinot Cellar

All bought on release, cellared since. Gauging interest. Generally looking for release pricing and of course prefer to sell lot at discount. Skyline 2011-1 2012-2 2014-1 Home 2012-1 Family Farm 2012-3 2013-3 2105-3 Bearwallow 2010-2 2011-3 2012-1 2014-4 2016-2 Alpine 2010-2 2012-2 2013-3 2015-2 Hors...
by Kenny H
November 5th, 2019, 11:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Domaine Roulot Meursault Les Vireuils
Replies: 8
Views: 637

Re: TN: 2015 Domaine Roulot Meursault Les Vireuils

Spotted in Venice 3 weeks ago at some shabby enoteca [rofl.gif]
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by Kenny H
November 5th, 2019, 10:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Winter Release Save The Date
Replies: 100
Views: 7856

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Winter Release Save The Date

Killer price on the Cali syrah, nice for a house wine. What does it drink like? It’s been years since I had one. The initial years it was a bit ripe and BBQ for my palate. Love the OV Zin. So far, Farmhouse for sure, Block X and some field blends/Zins. Bummed to get only 1 wish list for the Cab, bu...
by Kenny H
November 5th, 2019, 10:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Winter Release Save The Date
Replies: 100
Views: 7856

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Winter Release Save The Date

Super cool. Farmhouse for sure. While I normally get the field blends, the Cab and Block X syrah sounds quite appealing. Thanks, Morgan! Yeah I haven't popped any of my old Farmhouse yet so I went looking for notes on CT, not much there, but generally very positive. Going to have to look here. Of c...
by Kenny H
November 4th, 2019, 7:16 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Best American cheese I have tasted.
Replies: 63
Views: 1948

Re: Best American cheese I have tasted.

Yes, I picked up RCR, along with the Rogue Blue, on Friday 11/1.
by Kenny H
November 4th, 2019, 7:15 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: The Big Cheese
Replies: 13
Views: 594

Re: The Big Cheese

A creamy, moist, bright, decidedly non-funky, bottomless depth of flavor. It hits the palate expansively with everything in place, nothing poking out. It's just perfect.
by Kenny H
November 2nd, 2019, 8:15 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: The Big Cheese
Replies: 13
Views: 594

Re: The Big Cheese

Picked some up yesterday, by happenstance!
by Kenny H
October 31st, 2019, 6:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1996 Château Sociando-Mallet Cuvée Jean Gautreau, Haut-Medoc
Replies: 24
Views: 814

Re: TN: 1996 Château Sociando-Mallet Cuvée Jean Gautreau, Haut-Medoc

Very similar profile to what I had last night with a very generous Scott Watkins in the '95 Sociando. It killed with Flannery aged steak (my first and boy did it deliver!) and chimichurri, not a lot of wines I have do that. No dryness on the Soc at all though, even with a firm tannic structure, the ...
by Kenny H
October 22nd, 2019, 1:33 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Best American cheese I have tasted.
Replies: 63
Views: 1948

Re: Best American cheese I have tasted.

Lots of great ones mentioned. One I found this summer, Idyll Farms Cave Aged Goat Cheese.

idyllfarms.com
by Kenny H
October 9th, 2019, 11:38 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: You know you are on the right track in Venice when...
Replies: 3
Views: 568

Re: You know you are on the right track in Venice when...

c fu wrote:
October 9th, 2019, 10:14 pm
Scott Watkins wrote:
October 9th, 2019, 7:20 pm
Kenny H wrote:
October 9th, 2019, 10:13 am
You see evidence of Jeremy

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That's great! champagne.gif
reply to my email ;p
I have scoured my spam box to no avail. Use my work email?
by Kenny H
August 20th, 2019, 12:28 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1360
Views: 70702

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Pretty standard Parsley Cilantro Raw Garlic EVOO Red Wine Vinegar S&P I approve of some cilantro in there but without any lemon or lime you are to be admonished severely. Citrus is absolutely required. Disagree. Red wine vinegar addresses that concern and is the more traditional acid in chimichurri...
by Kenny H
August 11th, 2019, 9:35 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1360
Views: 70702

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Elk medallions with chimichurri, summer vegetable succotash, and chicken fat fried potatoes with an incredibly delicious 2011 Cabot Humboldt Syrah. Between this and other Cabots and Bricelands, I'm really liking the Syrah coming out of Humboldt County. IMG_3984.jpg Cabot makes some serious food fri...
by Kenny H
August 11th, 2019, 9:32 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1360
Views: 70702

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Mike Cohen wrote:
August 5th, 2019, 12:38 pm
Been doing this salad or slight variations of it this summer. Lotsa thinly sliced fresh and pickled stone fruit, radishes, pickled carrots, onions and fresnos, pistachios, mint, oil, salt, pepper.
Gorgeous!
by Kenny H
August 11th, 2019, 9:32 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1360
Views: 70702

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Flannery Strip with Chimichurri and Black Beans for an Argentinian dinner. CE3666F9-6DE4-4D6C-8345-B9FC08D9A941.jpeg Anything out of ordinary with your chimichurri prep? TIA Pretty standard Parsley Cilantro Raw Garlic EVOO Red Wine Vinegar S&P I approve of some cilantro in there but without any lem...
by Kenny H
July 25th, 2019, 4:54 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: New York City Restaurants
Replies: 2260
Views: 134355

Re: New York City Restaurants

Robert Dentice wrote:
June 17th, 2019, 10:30 am
Thank for the write up on Oxalis.
Suzy and I in NYC this weekend. Any new places we should hit lower east side / east village on our walking tour? I wrote down all the Brooklyn spots you guys mentioned. Probably try to hit the bar at Momofuku Ko for late lunch at the least.
by Kenny H
July 5th, 2019, 1:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Robert A. Alfert, Jr., was right
Replies: 84
Views: 6454

Re: Robert A. Alfert, Jr., was right

Neal, you are not suppose to feed the bears.
by Kenny H
July 3rd, 2019, 4:42 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: SOLD THX 2011-12-13 vertical case Gonon St Joseph
Replies: 6
Views: 846

Re: 2011-12-13 vertical case Gonon St Joseph

Robert.A.Jr. wrote:
July 3rd, 2019, 1:56 pm
Very fair.

Excellent vintages, individually expressed by Gonon.
I adore this wine. Suzy can’t drink syrah anymore so it has to go.
by Kenny H
July 3rd, 2019, 10:15 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: SOLD THX 2011-12-13 vertical case Gonon St Joseph
Replies: 6
Views: 846

SOLD THX 2011-12-13 vertical case Gonon St Joseph

4 bottles each 2011,2012,2013. All bought on release from Chambers St in NYC and stored in my cellar. Perfect labels. $1200.

Likely have to wait for fall shipping unless other arrangements for refrigerated are made. Buyer pays shipping and accepts risk upon release.
by Kenny H
July 1st, 2019, 11:11 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: 150th tabasco
Replies: 65
Views: 4145

Re: 150th tabasco

Kenny, I need to be a client. I put hot sauce on nearly everything. Habanero and Ghost Chili are my usual go to's. I also love Ghost, Reaper, and Scorpion chili powders. My wife looks at me like i'm crazy. Hey John- Sorry, I missed this post but was reminded tonight because I met up with Scott Watk...
by Kenny H
June 30th, 2019, 7:56 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1360
Views: 70702

Re: What did you cook tonight?

I used some venison to make kibbeh for a samosa goat cheese neapolitan style pie. We actually draped the kibbeh with pancetta.
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by Kenny H
June 30th, 2019, 7:54 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1360
Views: 70702

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Bill Tex Landreth wrote:
June 30th, 2019, 9:04 am
Brussels Sprouts with House Cured Lamb Pancetta

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Oh hell yeah!
by Kenny H
June 14th, 2019, 10:36 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: True Confessions
Replies: 37
Views: 3283

Re: True Confessions

Dave McIsaac wrote:
June 9th, 2019, 9:20 am
Peanut butter and dill pickle sandwich.....Deelish!!
with a little mayo.... flirtysmile

and if you really want to up that game use giardinara instead of pickle....
by Kenny H
June 7th, 2019, 7:25 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1360
Views: 70702

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Nice! I did fish cakes last night too.
by Kenny H
June 6th, 2019, 11:13 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: In'n'Out Burger Fries
Replies: 57
Views: 4069

Re: In'n'Out Burger Fries

They are awful. However they likely have the highest margin on fries in the business since the only people involved with the fries are a potato farmer and some minimum wage skater dude. One thing I give In 'n' Out credit for is they pay their employees above industry standards and even offer benefi...
by Kenny H
June 6th, 2019, 9:09 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: In'n'Out Burger Fries
Replies: 57
Views: 4069

Re: In'n'Out Burger Fries

They are awful.

However they likely have the highest margin on fries in the business since the only people involved with the fries are a potato farmer and some minimum wage skater dude.
by Kenny H
May 19th, 2019, 5:20 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Impossible burgers
Replies: 50
Views: 2349

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 Kenny H
May 8th, 2019, 6:52 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: New Espresso Machine
Replies: 160
Views: 10959

Re: New Espresso Machine

darren as a current and still satisfied breville owner, i cannot imagine the sheer nirvana of upgrading to a la marzocco. wow. use it in good health. i am curious. aside from the price, what turned you away from the GS3? which is my current dream So, in the end, it came down to practicality. I was ...
by Kenny H
April 18th, 2019, 5:47 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Steak Porn
Replies: 2012
Views: 169811

Re: Steak Porn

Look. At. That. Crust!
by Kenny H
April 15th, 2019, 3:06 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Favorite (non-psychedelic) mushrooms to eat?
Replies: 32
Views: 1148

Re: Favorite (non-psychedelic) mushrooms to eat?

Oh and a fantastic one, lobster mushroom, which isn't really a mushroom anymore because it has been infected by a parasitic fungus.

But it has this amazing saffron like color and flavor. Super good. Sometimes you see them alongside regular mushrooms at farmers markets.
by Kenny H
April 14th, 2019, 8:17 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Favorite (non-psychedelic) mushrooms to eat?
Replies: 32
Views: 1148

Re: Favorite (non-psychedelic) mushrooms to eat?

It will be foraged mushroom season very soon although Minnesota will be delayed with the storms of late. Morel, porcini, and chanterelle are the biggies. I had a giant morel simply sauteed last year that tasted exactly like a pan seared smash burger, they are incredible. Hawk wings will be coming so...
by Kenny H
April 4th, 2019, 8:18 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Venice trip and miles or points?
Replies: 5
Views: 311

Re: Venice trip and miles or points?

Ouch, yeah $1200 in surcharges on AA. Basically they both meter out at $3200 total so no real difference. The return flights suuuuck. But at least UR has the option of VCE-ORD direct.
by Kenny H
April 4th, 2019, 7:32 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Venice trip and miles or points?
Replies: 5
Views: 311

Re: Venice trip and miles or points?

Look at carrier imposed surcharges, and then decide. The BA flights come with whopping surcharges, as do the Lufthansa on points. You don't say whether Lufthansa is coach or business class, nor whether you are transferring the points to a Star Alliance carrier or just redeeming UR points for credit...
by Kenny H
April 4th, 2019, 9:04 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Venice trip and miles or points?
Replies: 5
Views: 311

Venice trip and miles or points?

I should probably be going to flyertalk or something but figure I'll start here. Doing a week in Venice mid October. Flying out of DSM(which for logistics purposes really means ORD). I can use Chase points, looks like 100k gets me a good flight on Lufthansa. But I can use AA miles and 115k gets me b...
by Kenny H
April 3rd, 2019, 3:07 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: New York City Restaurants
Replies: 2260
Views: 134355

Re: New York City Restaurants

M.Kaplan wrote:
April 1st, 2019, 3:26 pm
Haha. A city in the eastern US.
by Kenny H
March 31st, 2019, 7:40 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1360
Views: 70702

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Staying in Alba right now and after a few days of travel we wanted to stay in. So the first place we discovered on our quest for protein was a great little salumeria a block from our apartment. Part butcher, part salumi, but all local small pig. I grabbed a very small tenderloin marinated in Arneis...
by Kenny H
March 31st, 2019, 7:39 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1360
Views: 70702

Re: What did you cook tonight?

meatless Wednesday Roasted Butternut squash olive oil and salt, sauteéd Shiitake mushrooms garlic, fresh sage and minced parsley. combined with pasta and pasta water. Added fresh parmesan- not shown https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7806/32540502787_9c00d9f1ee.jpg Great looking dish I will need to try!
by Kenny H
March 31st, 2019, 7:36 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Florida Fish of the Week
Replies: 32
Views: 1683

Re: Florida Fish of the Week

Love this idea. Will try tripletail next trip, thanks!
by Kenny H
March 21st, 2019, 4:25 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Stainless cookware options other than All-Clad
Replies: 79
Views: 3994

Re: Stainless cookware options other than All-Clad

I just bought a set of Hestan Nanobond. They are gorgeous. Heat MUCH better than my All-Clad. They clean up incredibly easy. Only downside is the price. They are excellent however. Just saw their website...that's some hi-tech stuff..."surface is four times harder than stainless; withstands heat up ...
by Kenny H
March 16th, 2019, 7:38 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Recent New Orleans Eats
Replies: 118
Views: 7956

Re: Recent New Orleans Eats

Glenn L e v i n e wrote:
March 24th, 2018, 7:44 am
Friends raving about Maypop lately. Dim Sum on Sat & Sun.
Holy shit Maypop is good! And dare I say way underpriced.
by Kenny H
March 15th, 2019, 3:45 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Recent New Orleans Eats
Replies: 118
Views: 7956

Re: Recent New Orleans Eats

Arnauds tonight w a group. Maypop tomorrow.

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