Thai food pairs beautifully with sweet wines, but pairing dishes with bottles can be difficult in restaurants. Wine expert Evan Williams recommends making your own pairings by ordering your food to go. Photo: Elli Williams

The sweet spot: Rediscover sweet wines with spicy food

As a wine writer, and a peddler of the juice too, I’ve often felt the urge to get defensive when it comes to the much-maligned “tall bottles”: German and Austrian Riesling, Alsatian Riesling, Pinot Blanc and Gris, Gewurtztraminer, and sometimes even Muscat. The amount of visceral and intellectual satisfaction that I’ve pulled from these kinds […]

Overheard on the restaurant scene: This week’s food and drink news

Overheard on the restaurant scene: This week’s food and drink news

Say goodbye to Positively 4th Street. The Downtown Mall spot that’s been serving up appetizers, sandwiches, and brunch since April 2011, will serve its last customers on Saturday, February 1. P4 will be replaced by Red Pump Kitchen, a Tuscan and Mediterranean restaurant featuring a classic Italian wood-burning oven. According to a press release from […]