A Grand Time Was Had By All

A Grand Time Was Had By All

Food & Drink

A Grand Time Was Had By All


The Grand Tasting Event at the New York City Wine and Food Festival was a feast for the senses on, well, a pretty grand scale. Some of New York’s finest restaurants and wineries from across the U.S. were gathered at Pier 54 for the culinary festivities.

Christen Nehmer and our Food Channel cameras swept through the crowd to capture the flavor of the Grand Tasting soirée, visiting with restaurateurs, movers, shakers, and wine makers.

(Also, check out our interviews from the other NYC Wine & Food Festival events, Rachael Ray’s Burger Bash and the Sweet dessert event.)

It is said that a man’s home is his castle. The chef at Olana Restaurant in New York explains how his restaurant is his castle.

Mark Tramont of Touchstone Wines, Buffalo, NY, offers new wine suggestions for Thanksgiving—that also pair nicely with Thai foods.

Ever wonder where Prociutto comes from, or how it’s made? Here’s a quick lesson, presented with a charming Italian accent.

Jamie Borteck of Food Should Taste Good Chips believes that food should taste good—even if it’s a gluten-free, cholesterol-free, trans fat-free and all-natural snack chip. See what Christen (a devoted chip lover) thinks of it when she tries one out.

Michael DelGrosso talks about his family of gourmet pasta sauces, each of which is a specific family recipe from a specific DelGrosso family member—and there are many. Uncles, cousins, grandmas and great grandmas. Sounds like a product that really lives up to the brand name, LaFamiglia DelGrosso.

Dave Martin, finalist from Bravo’s Top Chef competition (2006) now runs Crave on 42nd Street in Manhattan. He lets Christen know what’s cooking, and what Top Chef has done for his career.

(Click to view Rachael Ray’s Burger Bash or the Sweet dessert event.)


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