Entries by Taste-the-Love

4/18-4/20: Easter Weekend

Easter Weekend is a time for many family traditions. We invite you to make a meal with us, one of them. (We will be serving all your favorites from our regular menu but have created some special menu items as well.) Easter at Alpine Chef’s Features Crab Bisque pureed with jumbo lump crab meat finished […]

Introducing Nero d’Avola

From Old World Sicily to New World Sensibility.  Alpine welcomes Nero d’Avola to our wine list. About the Grape: Nero d’Avola (also known as Calabrese) is the most important and widely planted red grape variety in Sicily. About the Name: Takes its name from the town of Avola on the island’s southeast coast. Translated, Nero […]

Planning a Wedding? Let Them Eat Cake… Or Cookies, Truffles, Cupcakes, or Cheesecake.

Most couples still prefer the traditional wedding cake as their dessert of choice. The wedding cake, and the ritualistic feeding of the first bite (with bride feeding groom, and groom reciprocating) has been a fixture at receptions for decades. The Cakes themselves have evolved… becoming increasingly taller, grander, and MORE remarkable works of creativity. While […]

Wine with Food: The Perfect Pairing

When it comes to the decision of which wine with which food, there’s considerably more involved than the old standard of “white with fish and red with beef.” First, let’s begin with approach…some prefer to decide on the food and then match the food with the wine. While others, who are excited about the virtues […]

Cream & Butter… There are no substitutes.

When you want that real homemade flavor, from-scratch taste in cakes, pies, truffles and cookies, taste is essential and substitutes are out of the question. That’s why we use real butter and real cream. At first, let’s go through a little primer on cream and butter. Double, Crème fraîche, table, half-and-half, sour cream, and clotted […]

2/14-2/16: Valentine’s Weekend at Alpine

Please join us this weekend to celebrate Valentine’s Day. We’re serving some specially created chef’s specials, along with our usual menu. Enjoy beautiful Long Stemmed, Tuxedo Strawberries while listening to live music… that’s sure to include some love songs. Chef’s Specials: Crispy Seafood Platter Lobster, calamari, shrimp, bay scallops Cauliflour Potato Soup Grilled Corn and […]

2/2: Super Bowl XLVIII You Watch. We’ll Cook.

Order One of our Specially Prepared Catering Trays – Or – 5 Delicious Pizzas, and we’ll throw in a free New York Black Out Cake. Tray Choices: Lasagna $100 Baked Ziti $85 Pasta Quattro Formaggi with Crispy Bacon $85 Pizza Choices: Choose Any Large Pizzas on our Menu Trays serve 20 -Catering Trays Order must […]

The Beauty of Pasta

Besides the fun that comes with pronouncing all its names, and its ability to transform into a multitude of shapes…over 350 to date,  pasta is the perfect foundation for a nutritious, enjoyable and thoroughly satiating meal. When mixed with heart healthy proteins like fish, fiber rich vegetables, or antioxidant laden tomato sauce, pasta acts as […]