Bourbon & Whiskey Tour Through Kentucky & Tennessee: Day 3 – Buffalo Trace, Woodford Reserve & Wild Turkey

On May 27, 2014, in Photo Gallery, Slideshows, Travel, TV Food, Wine & Spirits, by satnightfoodies

We have had a lot of great bourbon over the last couple of days. Today was no different. We visited three outside of Lexington, Kentucky. We also were able to get to one of the Diners, Drive-ins and Dives joints in the area. We started the morning early at Buffalo Trace. They were recently named […]

Bourbon & Whiskey Tour Through Kentucky & Tennessee: Day 2 – Barton & Jim Beam

On May 26, 2014, in Photo Gallery, Slideshows, Travel, Wine & Spirits, by satnightfoodies

Day 2 of the tour, we only hit two distilleries today but we have two bars to share as well. First stop of the day was Barton Distilleries, makers of Barton 1792 and Very Old Barton Bourbons. We learned that they make eight varieties and they bottle for other distillers from around the world in […]

Bourbon & Whiskey Tour Through Kentucky & Tennessee: Day 1 – Marker’s Mark, Limestone Branch, Heaven Hill and Willett Distillery

On May 25, 2014, in Photo Gallery, Slideshows, Travel, Wine & Spirits, by satnightfoodies

Day one of our Bourbon tour was off to a great start. We stopped at four distilleries and one historic restaurant. We put about 80 miles on the car. First stop was Maker’s Mark in Loretto, Kentucky or number 5 on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail map. We got there early but there were already 60 […]

Paso Robles CAB Collective “Cabs of Distinction” Event – Grand Tasting – Day 2, Part 2

On April 30, 2013, in Events, Photo Gallery, Wine & Spirits, Wrap-up, by Mrs SNFoodies

The grand tasting was held at Windfall Farms in Paso Robles, a 724-acre property, horse farm and event venue. The grand tasting was in one of the barns andset up so each of the 16 Paso CAB (Cabernet and Bordeaux) Collective memberwineries were stationed in separate stalls pouring their best wines. Many of them had […]

Paso Robles CAB Collective “Cabs of Distinction” Event – Winemaker Panel – Day 2, Part 1

On April 29, 2013, in Events, Photo Gallery, Wine & Spirits, Wrap-up, by Mrs SNFoodies

Day two of the CABs of Distinction event started with a winemaker panel discussion moderated by Steve Heimoff, California editor of Wine Enthusiast and a tasting of the panelists’ signature wines. Panelists included: Gary Eberle, owner/enologist of Eberle Winery Scott Shirley, winemaker for JUSTIN Vineyards & Winery Kevin Willenborg, winemaker for Vina Robles Steve Peck, […]

Paso Robles CAB Collective "Cabs of Distinction" Event – En Primeur – Day 1

On April 26, 2013, in Events, Photo Gallery, Wine & Spirits, Wrap-up, by Mrs SNFoodies

We were invited to the inaugural CABs of Distinction event created by the Paso Robles CAB (Cabernet and Bordeaux) Collective (PRCC), a grass-roots collaboration of wineries to create better awareness of the Cabernet and Bordeaux varietals produced in the Paso Robles appellation. Current members include: ADELAIDA Cellars, B&E Vineyard, Chateau Margene, DAOU Vineyards & Winery, […]

"When the Dog Bites, When the Bee Stings" – Invitation Only at Playground – Santa Ana, CA

On March 27, 2013, in Orange County, Photo Gallery, Special Menu, Yummy Eats, by satnightfoodies

I received a call from Jason Quinn, a local chef that we first met when he was the chef on the popular gourmet food truck, The Lime Truck. Yes, the same Jason that helped take The Lime Truck to victory in the second season of Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race. Since then, he has […]

Artisan Pizza makes OC debut – Pitfire Pizza, Costa Mesa, CA

On February 11, 2013, in Orange County, Photo Gallery, by Mrs SNFoodies

New pizza joints seem to be popping up all over the OC, with their various interpretations of Chicago-, New York- or Neapolitan-styles. We don’t get too caught up in the pizza wars because we don’t discriminate when it comes to pizza style, only taste. Pitfire Artisan Pizza, is a small Los Angeles-based chain that just […]

Hand Crafted Soups and Sandwiches in the Heart of Portland, OR – The Portland Soup Company

On August 26, 2012, in Photo Gallery, Portland, Travel, by satnightfoodies

The Portland street food scene is amazing and everyone that is into food should check it out. One place that Kim and I missed on our first trip was the Portland Soup Company. We were lucky to find them open on the second trip and fully stocked with some amazing soups and sandwiches. On this […]

Bruxie Opens It's Third Location This Time In Rancho Santa Margarita

On May 22, 2012, in Orange County, Photo Gallery, by satnightfoodies

One of our favorite spots is opening its third location today in Rancho Santa Margarita. Last night I was invited to a media preview of the new restaurant. Kim and I have been fans of theirs for some time and it is wonderful to see them be a runaway success. Bruxie’s waffles and there attention […]

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