"We were the fun place. I think what we're doing here is the same thing. It just kind of rolled over." They were so used to welcoming people into their Pasadena home it was a natural progression. "The Wilson house is now in Temecula and people who know us say 'you're doing the same thing here you were doing there.'"
Celeste presented us with a roast beef sandwich. Let me tell you right off the bat the name doesn't do it justice at all. Thin slices of premium beef are topped with house-made crispy onions, provolone cheese, horseradish mayonnaise and arugula on a Sadie Rose focaccia bun.
Stars are randomly drawn in pairs, open their mystery box of supplies, collaborate what they will prepare, gather supplies from the pantry, cook, plate and present it to the panel of judges in 15 minutes.
He loves Sangiovese, but says it’s a challenge because many people aren’t familiar with it. Once you tell them it’s the principal grape in Chianti, they get it. He loves the fact that it’s a “triple threat”, meaning you can produce a red, rosé or sparkling wine from it.