Thursday, February 17, 2011

Indie in Vegas!

A great write-up of the recent Indie Wineries tasting by John Curtas of the Eating Las Vegas website.

Thanks John!

Friday, February 4, 2011

Benvenuti a Osteria

A huge Indie Wineries thanks to Scott Braunschweig and Federico Dall'Olmo of Artisan Cellar in Pennsylvania. Some of the greatest hospitality we've ever experienced.

A dinner to be remembered courtesy of Scott at Osteria ( in Philadelphia last night...

The Menu


porchetta tonnato with arugula, celery, and parmigiano

quail "al mattone" with persimmon, curley endive, and honey vinaigrette

wood grilled octopus, cured lemon, potato and chives


robiola francobolli "postage stamp ravioli" with royal trumpet mushrooms and thyme

chicken liver rigatoni with cipollini onions and sage


wild swordfish with chickpea polenta and calabrese salami

house aged rib-eye "fiorentina" with corona beans and wilted winter greens


polenta "budino" with gianduia mousse and candied hazelnuts

chocolate flan with pistacchio gelato

The wines: INDIES