Ask The Chef

Chef Andrew Gruel of the Slapfish Restaurant Group

Veteran’s Day is Thursday, November 11th. Chef Andrew is a big supporter of the non-profit Save The Brave assisting Veterans in need. Bastards American Canteen with locations in Downey and Temecula (newly opened) is Veteran owned & operated, and also raises funds for Save The Brave. Chef Andrew will provide an inspirational overview. Continue reading

Wine's Rising Stars

Center of Effort is a crown jewel of this the trending wine region that is in the Edna Valley, famed for its Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Winemaker & General Manager Nathan Carlson and Culinary Manager Lindsey Morin join us to pull the cork on all that is Center of Effort. Continue reading

Blooming Saffron

Saffron Tea and Simple Syrup

Learn how to make Mediterranean style tea in this recipe from the new cookbooklet, Saffron by Emily Brooke Sandor and Christina Xenos. Continue reading