Avoid Being the Holiday Drunk!

It is best to eat fatty foods immediately once you start drinking.  Those cheese accompaniments, heavy spreads and pates, sardines, foie gras and appetizer meats all slow the absorption of alcohol into your stomach lining, so you can enjoy your cocktail or wine without getting drunk. Do not drink carbonated beverages!  Sparkling water and sodas… Continue reading Avoid Being the Holiday Drunk!

On The Road with Chef Marc

By Chris Barnett Marc Vogel has carved out a nice life for himself. The native San Franciscan is a private chef but he’s not chained to the kitchen of, say, a movie star or a land baron who demands truffles and eggs at four in the morning. He’ a traveling toque who cooks by invitation… Continue reading On The Road with Chef Marc