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Baron Philippe de Rothschild SA launched a website at: www.bpdr.com. You'll find interactive content highlighting the company and its wines. Available in both French and English, the site offers animated sequences and sound.
"Be My Valentine" says Flo Braker. Enjoy her Double Kisses Cookies and Tiffany's Heart Cake with a chocolate glaze decorated with fresh strawberries and red rosebuds.
If you want a Valentine's Day treat to remember, try Pam Williams' Chocolate Cigars, including a basic flourless chocolate cake.
One of todays "in" ingredients is fleur de sel, or sea salt. Used in the kitchen and on restaurant tables, there is even a new New York City restaurant named Fleur de Sel. American are consuming more spices than ever.
Two prominent American and Australian wine companies announced a 50-50 joint venture to produce and market new lines of California and Australian wines÷Rosemount Estates and Robert Mondavi. This is Mondavi's fifth international venture.
January 9, 2001
The 2001 Guide Zagat de Paris, a restaurant guide similar to the American version, is available in both French and English versions. See: www.zagat.com. Taillevent is listed as the top restaurant in Paris.
Consumption of wine in France has dropped from 105 liters of wine per person in 1980 to 60 liters today. And although 47% of the French drank wine every day in 1980, that number is now only 24%. Many younger French people have a hard time relating to the stuffiness of the wine industry and prefer to drink either soft drinks or liquor.
New York City-our restaurant listing has been updated! Enjoy a trip to the Big Apple using Steve Ettlinger's dining suggestions.
"A Gala Post-Holiday Meal" by Lou Seibert Pappas helps us celebrate the end of the holiday season with a special, easy dinner menu.