Lomo Saltado is a national dish of Peru. It's literal definition is stir fried beef. It's a fusion of Inca, Asian, & European. It's Asian influence comes from the Chinese immigrants of the late 1800's. The fusion emerged as a whole new authentic Peruvian cuisine known as Chifa, which means "to eat" in Mandarin. The Aji Amarillo paste is Inca's food and is a staple in many Peruvian dishes. The French fries offer it's European influence. I first experienced this dish in LA at a Peruvian restaurant and I chose to feature this dish because of it's true representation of an Asian fusion dish.Read More
Let’s all raise a glass and cheers to this moment.
It’s hard to know what to say about this past year. For some, it was a normal year of uncertainty. For others, it was the first time they had to deal with not knowing what would come next.
Your first step in becoming a wine Jedi is to know exactly what "dry" means because it is often misused. When many people call the wine dry, they're trying to say that the wine's texture feels dry on the tongue, but the term is landing incorrectly.Read More
You know what I miss? Restaurants. Long amazing lunches and dinners with my wife where we can reconnect as a couple over a glorious bottle of wine, a meal that doesn’t require us to wash plates afterward. I miss the fancy dishes prepared by classically trained chefs, and I miss my go-to comfort food. The next time I’m able to sit down at a table and have a server take my order, I’m going to...Read More