Just what is a sommelier and how do you use one? It’s important if you’re having dinner in an elegant restaurant with your boss, future in-laws or new squeeze you’re trying to impress.
A big advantage to the fact that America is a melting pot is that there is no single great national dish. One of the freedoms we enjoy on the Fourth of July is to eat anything we want.
When the heat of summer arrives, fashionistas break out their white clothes, and we foodistas break out our white wines. Not just any whites. We avoid the powerful, oaky chardonnays with full body and lots of alcohol, and look to whites that are light and bright.