The smell of grape must surrounds me as I drive through sunny Napa Valley, I love that smell! It reminds me of the grape harvest, good wine and the great food that is found in this area. Every November, the Culinary Institute of America hosts a food conference at their Greystone location in St. Helena,
I was recently in the Windy City for a quick trip and decided to visit the Publican, a “gastro-pub” style venue by Chef Paul Kahn. Chef Kahn is already well established as an innovative chef in the Chicago restaurant scene, and having dined at another Kahn restaurant, Avec, I knew I wouldn’t leave hungry.