Entries by Taste-the-Love

Sept 13-20: Celebratory Prix Fixe Dinner

Join us as our Month Long Anniversary Celebration Continues  With A Week Long Prix Fixe 2 Course Dinner!  Beginning September 13-20, we will be offering a $25 prix fixe dinner menu as follows: $25 Dinner Menu Course 1 (Appetizer) Calamari or Mozzarella Sticks or Rice Balls with Italian Sausage Course 2 (Entrée) Parmigiana with angelhair […]

Happy Anniversary…. to Us!

Here at Alpine, we help couples celebrate their anniversaries all the time. They come to Alpine to enjoy a great bottle of wine, a fantastic dinner and their favorite desserts to celebrate what is a very significant occasion…their anniversary! We are thrilled when they spend their special day with us! And now, we’d like to invite each […]

The Magnificent SEVEN: Seasonal Fruits & Vegetables (3 of 3)

The final three members of the Magnificent Seven are chard, peaches and corn. The bright and sunny possibilities are endless and once summer’s gone, it’s just not the same. So get busy now, or come in and find them popping up in our weekly chef’s features! Chard Tender, young chard is most often used raw in salads while the […]

The Magnificent SEVEN: Bring on the Berries (2 of 3)

Beautiful, Bountiful Berries. While it’s borderline criminal to not include the beautiful and virtuous raspberries and blackberries in this blog post, we are going to focus on the two most consumed berries in summer months, blueberries and strawberries. Blueberries Holding the title of “The World’s Healthiest Food”, blueberries rank second to only strawberries in popularity according to […]

The Magnificent SEVEN: Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables (1 of 3)

Summer is the season for cooking fresh and fabulous feasts. Here at Alpine, we take full advantage of nature’s summer bounty and incorporate the juicy produce that these prime harvest months afford us. Just check out the local Farmers Markets who are now in their glory days with colorful displays and an abundance of choices. There are many, […]

White or Red? Navigating the Wine List Waters – Part 2

Part Two: From Grape to Glass In our last blog post, we explored grapes and their color schemes, and encouraged exploration on your part. Now let’s understand the science of fermentation and cover Rose, Sparkling (Champagne), Dessert Wines, Port and Sherry. The Science: The Yeasts and Fermentation Harvested grapes become crushed grapes which contain yeasts. Yeasts exist […]