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Spring Al Fresco with BLC

We consider ourselves fortunate to be able to work all over Northern California’s wine country and although harvest sucks up most of the headlines every year, springtime is our very favorite time to be working and cooking outside in the vineyards.  Whether it be under the oaks at Chimney Rock Winery for a blending seminar lunch, […]


Chivito After Dark

Going to Punte del Este and not eating a Chivito would be like going to Coney Island and not eating a hot dog. Actually it would be worse. Chivito is the ultimate Uruguayan snack attack. It’s like a sandwich within a sandwich. It’s like Homer Simpson designed it. It’s like a South American Dagwood. Like […]


Let them eat steak

Aregentinians are passionate foodies. They can’t wait to tell you about the best hidden spot for empanadas, beef or gelato which in their opinion is the best in the country. Upon arrival in Patagonia’s San Carlos de Bariloche, we set about validating the theory that this region did in fact have some of the best […]


Going gaucho in the Andes

Horseback riding in the Andes is spectacular, even before you realize that it ends with an asado! We left the wineries of Mendoza behind for a short while today to head for the hills and ride in the shadows of 5,000 meter snow covered peaks. Our journey finished with empanadas and another huge hunk of […]

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