Rosé, the pink drink perfect for spring and summer (or anytime, for that matter). Though recently enjoying a surge of millenial popularity, rosé is meant to be enjoyed by anyone and everyone. I mean, who doesn’t want to picture themselves on a warm afternoon, casually sipping a crisp rosé among friends, nibbling on some well paired cheeses, while bathing in mild sunshine. Doesn’t sound too bad, huh? Because this sounded so good to us, and because we love rosé, the girl & the
Vendredi means “Friday” in French. Each week we add something new to our culinary vocabulary by delving into a word from our menu. This week, we will delve into: Pâté So, to begin, what exactly is pâté? It is something often thought to be fancy, but really, pâté can be suitable for any occasion. First off, it is pronounced pah-TAY, and translates from French to mean “paste.” This is essentially what pâté is. Pâté is a paste, loaf, or pie made from a mixture of ground seafood,
Happy Wine Wednesday, everyone! It’s that time of week again for the next stop on our educational adventure through all things Rhône. This week's varietal of choice: Grenache! From cult California to the famed Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Grenache is responsible for some of the most renowned, expensive, and delicious wines in the world. Grenache is believed to have originated in the Aragon region of northern Spain. Under Aragon rule, the grape spread to under Mediterranean lands und
They say that happiness is a glass of bubbly. Here in Sonoma, Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards is serving up happiness all year round, but we must say the recent Sonoma County sunshine pairs especially well with their effervescent offerings. 😉 Gloria Ferrer was founded in 1982 by The Ferrer family, who immigrated to the United States from Barcelona, Spain. The family brought with them 150 years of sparkling wine expertise, a passion and a dream to produce wines in California.
Every year on April 22nd, we take a day to celebrate this beautiful planet that we live on, that is our Earth. The first Earth Day was celebrated in 1970 by two thousand colleges and universities, ten thousand grade schools, and hundreds of other communities across the United States. The original Earth Day served as an opportunity for 20 million Americans to carry out peaceful demonstrations advocating for environmental reform, and for teach-ins to educate about environmental
the fig café and winebar April 17th - April 23rd crispy chicken livers frisée, currant compote country pork ribs smashed white beans, roasted carrots, apricot glaze strawberry rhubarb pate de fruit vanilla cookies the girl & the fig April 18th - April 24th Asparagus Salad Green Almond Pesto, French Feta Grilled Lamb Sausage Fregola, Charred Kale, Fennel, Saffron Yogurt Blackberry Napoleon Blackberry Mousse, Honey Tuile, Candied Kumquats