Posts by Tom Plant
Now I began to worry. Each bite was so good, but where was I to put what lay ahead? I wasn’t even to the salads yet!
Al called it the “best $14 Cab I’ve tasted.” While it got a fair share of four and five-star scores it also got a few ones and twos.
Have you ever heard of Carbonara Udon? Neither had I before I set foot in Musashiya. Japanese/Italian fusion? That’s new one on me, but it was absolutely delicious.
Yesterday it was white wines, today we taste reds. Listen to the presentation, sniff, taste and write. 10 wines in an hour – all reds today. First up – Peirano Estate Wines. The Other 2013 red blend, Lance Randolph, 4th generation grower/winemaker. 50% Cab, 40% Merlot and 10% Syrah. He does 14 different wines. Out […]
8000 cases, $16 a bottle retail. Great mouthfeel, very round. Cold fermented, full cluster press. This is one I recommend buying by the case. Michael David is Lodi’s largest family-owned producer.
“Black fruit, cinnamon, spice and everything nice” said Ken. Laura simply said “the best.” “OMG with BBQ” Susan said.
For the main course, chef prepared what has to have been the most beautiful Ossobuco I’ve ever seen. A fall off the bone braised veal shank served atop a ring of saffron risotto presented with a small fork to savor every bite of the marrow.