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Enjoying the Wines of Sicily

Sicily may currently be Italian, but its lands and people are a veritable kaleidoscope of cultures, religions, and tribes. Sicilians...

The Rose All-Stars

It's safe to say that we are OG rose fans.  Before Rick Ross, Sacha Lichine, and White Girl Rose, James was sipping on that pink at...

Recipe: The Village Salad

This Greek classic is a study in balance: sweetness from ripe tomatoes, freshness and crunch from cucumber, acid from Kalamata olives and...

Recipe: Kafteri Dip

Perfect for poolside dipping.  Makes enough for a crowd. Serve with pita off the BBQ and crudités from the farm stand. Ingredients: 12...

Playlist: European Breakfast

We're familiar with the formula: a coffee (Nescafe), cigarette (Davidoff White), ideally next to a pool, scantily clad, catching some...

Playlist: Belvedere Hotel

Our favorite hotel in Mykonos, we think the Belvedere deserves its own Hotel Costes-esque genre. Listen Here.

Recipe: Skordalia Dip

Skordalia This vegan dip is a Greek staple and classically served with roasted beets and pita.  We also love it with a fatty roast...

Wine Picks: Chilled Out Reds

People are often asking us: "What is the next big thing in wine?  What are guests asking for? What are you excited to pour for someone?"...

Wine Picks: Santorini

Santorini Sippin' Santorini wines are not just for summer sipping.  With it’s volcanic soil and old vines, Santorini produces a wide...

Wine Picks: Sancerrely Yours

Sancerre For All Seasons Sancerre, the king of the "central vineyards", geographically straddles The Loire and Burgundy.  It shares a...

Cocktail Recipe: The Calypso

The Calypso Spring or not, we're sharing this recipe from our cocktail archives.  This cocktail is deliciously floral with gin but also...

Wine Picks: Sparkling Wines

Sparkling Wines Here are our favorite off-the-beaten-path sparkling wines for celebrations....or Sunday mornings. Gruet, Methode...

Cocktail Recipe: Roma Boulevardier

Roma Boulevardier Partner/Mixologist Tanya Saxena shares her take on the American classic.  A cousin to the Negroni, our Boulevardier...

Wine Picks: Cru Beaujolais

Bougie Beaujolais Beaujolais is the southernmost point in Burgundy, where the grape Gamay grows best, due to its granitic soil.   There...

Wine Picks: Rose All YEAR

Winter Rosé Rosé is not just for summer! There are many richer, fuller bodied rosés that pair well with winter dishes.  One of our...

Wine Picks: Bigger IS Better

Bigger is always better. That's why Calissa's extensive wine cellar contains more large format wines than any other restaurant on Long...

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