WINEormous at Fazeli Cellars

Fazeli Cellars Joins Temecula’s De Portola Trail

Thursday, February 4th, 2016 | Posted by Tom Plant

Baba means father or grandfather and Joon is a term of endearment. It’s what his kids called him when they were growing up and what his grandkids call him now. Besides, the initials are the same as his nickname, BJ.

WINEormous at Gaslamp Mardi Gras

Gaslamp Quarter Mardi Gras

Sunday, January 31st, 2016 | Posted by Tom Plant

I hadn’t planned on having a second entrée, but just when I was trying to figure how I could squeeze in a bite of dessert, Nick presented seared big eye tuna nestled on a spaghetti squash bed with cucumber salad and yuzu caviar on top. The plating was exquisite and the tuna scrumptious.

WINEormous at Ocean Prime

Champagne Jacquart – Young at 50

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 | Posted by Tom Plant

The ’06 is the third in the trilogy of 2004, 2005 and 2006. The next vintage release will be 2009. Every vintage release is different, but she strives for consistency in the non-vintage releases. She believes that aging adds complexity.

WINEormous at Union Market Tustin

Union Market – Local Defined

Monday, January 25th, 2016 | Posted by Tom Plant

Torch is the place to go if you’re craving s’mores. Forget the store bought Graham crackers and marshmallows, these are hand made Grahams with handmade vanilla marshmallows served with milk chocolate.

WINEormous at Terra

Farm To Table at Terra American Bistro

Friday, January 15th, 2016 | Posted by Tom Plant

My friend Marc wasn’t kidding when he told me how good the ravioli was. Since he’s gluten-intolerant he can’t actually eat the pasta, but the sauce is one of the tastiest things I have ever put in my mouth. I was absolutely tempted to lick the plate.

WINEormous at Kelsey's

Kelsey’s – Pechanga’s Last Puzzle Piece

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 | Posted by Tom Plant

The menu is extensive with all sorts of comfort food from build-you-own burgers, to salads, to pizza and flat bread and more. The decor is cozy and modern and the staff is top-notch.

WINEormous on St Simons Island

Home Again on St. Simons

Monday, January 11th, 2016 | Posted by Tom Plant

We stopped at Gould’s Inlet, where grey skies and gusty winds didn’t deter visitors (mostly locals) from enjoying a day at the beach. Fishermen and families alike were enjoying the wonders of St. Simons Island. It was the first afternoon and fond memories were already flooding back.