Amador Brewing Company

We are thrilled to welcome to Plymouth our friends at Amador Brewing Company. Taste is featuring the Dirty Blonde. Our sister, the Volcano Union, is featuring the Alt bier. Both are deliciously food friendly. Check out the brewery opening next weekend. For tasting. They will have food trucks daily.

Spring

Morels, peas, fava beans, carrots, greens, strawberries and cherries! We are having fun in the kitchen with all these spring ingredients. So delicious. This past week we have created some new items. Guinea Hen with favas, caramelized onion purée, farro polenta. White chocolate tart with strawberries, rhubarb ice box cake with yogurt creme, asparagus and…

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Taste is the name. Food and Wine is our game.

We love the magic and science of food and wine (or beer) pairing. The menu for the Pinot Noir Tasting next week plays on the varied styles of earthy, cranberry, cherry, silky, supple and lively acidity. Then we get to play with vintage Barbera from Terra D’Oro for the Barbera dinner on April 15. Ten…

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Almost nine years

We are quickly approaching nine years of serving our community. It’s time to change things a little bit around Taste. Weasel our first step today and there will be more to come over the next few months. It’s hard to believe that over ten years ago we had this crazy idea that people who enjoyed…

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Early bloom Late rain.

The plants and trees are so very confused right now. Our Peach tree at home which can supply both Taste and the Union with peaches for about 3 or 4 weeks in July and August is in bloom!! I’ll take the rain but please no snow lower than 3,000 ft elevation. This storm is quenching…

Fresh to Table a Webinar

Today I listened to a webinar hosted by the NRA (National Restaurant Association) titled “Operational impact of Fresh-to-Table”.  We are spoiled.  It all seems so simple and natural to use locally raised, grown and harvested items.  So many had questions that seemed to come from a different time – 20 years ago time!  We live…

Miller Wine Works this Sunday

As a Chef you are always working to create that perfect dish. It’s the same in making wine. Except you don’t use salt and pepper but rather oak and levels of ripeness. This Sunday we feature our last of the Winter Wine Luncheons with Miller Wine Works. The special thing about Miller Wine Works is…