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by dteng
November 14th, 2019, 2:56 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu
Replies: 54
Views: 919

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu

Gene,
When do we need a definite head count by?
by dteng
November 14th, 2019, 2:55 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu
Replies: 54
Views: 919

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu

Updated to add Sean and delete George because he’d rather go to some seminar 🙄
by dteng
November 8th, 2019, 12:48 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu
Replies: 54
Views: 919

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu

Ok.
Reds?
I’ll bring a Burg and a mystery wine.
by dteng
November 8th, 2019, 12:41 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu
Replies: 54
Views: 919

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu

Ok list updated.

What wines are we thinking?
by dteng
November 7th, 2019, 7:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Burgundy 2018, impressions from barrel
Replies: 48
Views: 3174

Re: Burgundy 2018, impressions from barrel

😬
by dteng
November 7th, 2019, 7:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: No more space, do you keep buying?
Replies: 53
Views: 2215

Re: No more space, do you keep buying?

Wait.
Space determines buying??! 🤪

Ohhhhhh...
by dteng
November 6th, 2019, 11:28 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu
Replies: 54
Views: 919

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu

Ed!!!!!
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by dteng
November 6th, 2019, 2:39 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu
Replies: 54
Views: 919

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu

Craig G wrote:
November 6th, 2019, 2:28 pm
I’m unlikely.
What if we exclude George?
by dteng
November 6th, 2019, 1:41 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu
Replies: 54
Views: 919

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu

So...
Wes
Sean
George
Craig
Andrea
Andy
Bill

You guys in for Yuzu on Tuesday Nov 19?
by dteng
November 6th, 2019, 7:21 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu
Replies: 54
Views: 919

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov?

Oh dang!!
Ok - so we’ll do Tuesday Nov 19.

Let’s get a roll call - who’s in for this?
by dteng
November 5th, 2019, 5:55 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu
Replies: 54
Views: 919

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov?

Gene, any updates about Yuzu?
by dteng
November 4th, 2019, 5:49 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu
Replies: 54
Views: 919

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov?

Leave my colon out of this.
by dteng
November 3rd, 2019, 10:12 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu
Replies: 54
Views: 919

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov?

George is a two-fer-Tuesday kinda guy...
grouphug
by dteng
November 3rd, 2019, 1:18 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu
Replies: 54
Views: 919

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov?

Ok, unless there’s a big reason not to, let’s do Yuzu next.
So this would be 19 or 26th.
Let’s settle on the date, then I’ll start a list of attendees.
by dteng
November 3rd, 2019, 1:12 pm
Forum: Cellar Rats (ITB)
Topic: Suggestions on 2015 Burgundy $100-$200 range
Replies: 3
Views: 636

Re: Suggestions on 2015 Burgundy $100-$200 range

Do you want this moved to Wine Talk?
Just ask Charlie or Todd to move it.
by dteng
October 29th, 2019, 7:56 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu
Replies: 54
Views: 919

SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL Nov19 -Yuzu

Ok things gettin busy for holidays... Didn’t know if we could squeeze in one more before holidays... I’m looking at Monday either Nov 18 or 25, with a lean toward the 18th... But wanting to see if anyone can do Nov - it can be small number too... ================== Place - Yuzu, San Mateo Time - 6:3...
by dteng
October 21st, 2019, 6:16 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct 21 - Donato
Replies: 84
Views: 1995

Re: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct 21 - Donato

George Chadwick wrote:
October 21st, 2019, 5:45 am
I'm not going to make it tonight. Next time!
Dang it!
I have another blind bottle for you. [drinkers.gif]
by dteng
October 20th, 2019, 7:30 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct 21 - Donato
Replies: 84
Views: 1995

Re: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct 21 - Donato

I have a young Barbaresco and something else, not sure yet.
by dteng
October 20th, 2019, 3:52 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct 21 - Donato
Replies: 84
Views: 1995

Re: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct 21 - Donato

Ok so we’re 13 now.

What’s everyone bringing?
by dteng
October 13th, 2019, 2:03 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct 21 - Donato
Replies: 84
Views: 1995

Re: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct 21 - Donato

Hey Larry,
When I made the reservation, we didn’t talk set menu or a la carte.
Do we need to specify?
by dteng
October 11th, 2019, 12:26 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct 21 - Donato
Replies: 84
Views: 1995

Re: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct 21 - Donato

Ian Alper wrote:
October 7th, 2019, 10:17 pm
If anyone cancels please let me know. I might be able to make it. Thanks.
Ian, I subtracted one person and added you.
by dteng
October 8th, 2019, 9:54 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct 21 - Donato
Replies: 84
Views: 1995

Re: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct 21 - Donato

I know I shouldn’t even ask...but...
Theme?
by dteng
October 8th, 2019, 9:53 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct 21 - Donato
Replies: 84
Views: 1995

Re: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct 21 - Donato

I’ll start a waitlist.
by dteng
October 7th, 2019, 5:55 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct 21 - Donato
Replies: 84
Views: 1995

Re: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct 21 - Donato

Ok I just made reservation for 14 peeps at Donato for 6:30pm.
by dteng
October 7th, 2019, 5:37 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct 21 - Donato
Replies: 84
Views: 1995

Re: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct

Into the fryer!
by dteng
October 4th, 2019, 7:45 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct 21 - Donato
Replies: 84
Views: 1995

Re: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct

Wait.
We did a Tuesday at Yuzu recently!
by dteng
October 3rd, 2019, 2:26 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct 21 - Donato
Replies: 84
Views: 1995

Re: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct

Ok guys - let’s pick a place as we are coming up on two weeks.
by dteng
October 3rd, 2019, 11:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: US to impose 25% tariff on European wine, cheese, etc.
Replies: 507
Views: 27235

Re: US to impose 25% tariff on European wine, cheese, etc.

But Airbus has been directly subsidized for many years. I always wondered why the US just ignored that. And China is and has done the same - directly pump state money into enterprises so that they could compete with other countries. Don't forget that the WTO will also make a judgement in around 8 m...
by dteng
September 29th, 2019, 11:44 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct 21 - Donato
Replies: 84
Views: 1995

Re: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct

I like Town but don’t they charge a lot for the private room?
We could always go back to Donato or Divino.
by dteng
September 27th, 2019, 11:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Frig Rec?
Replies: 7
Views: 697

Re: Wine Frig Rec?

Asking for a friend, relative newbie to collecting. Any good 50-100 bottle wine frigs available, under $1000 that you’d recommend? I hadn’t looked in a while because mine are fine but dang have prices gone way up!! newbie friend and you didn’t tell him to buy one three times the size he thinks he n...
by dteng
September 27th, 2019, 4:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Frig Rec?
Replies: 7
Views: 697

Re: Wine Frig Rec?

Ooo that might be the way to go.
Yours looks like $1149 now but the 92 bottle unit for $799 may be the way to go.

Is yours noisy?
by dteng
September 27th, 2019, 4:18 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct 21 - Donato
Replies: 84
Views: 1995

Re: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct

Any venue preferences or ideas?
by dteng
September 27th, 2019, 2:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Frig Rec?
Replies: 7
Views: 697

Wine Frig Rec?

Asking for a friend, relative newbie to collecting.

Any good 50-100 bottle wine frigs available, under $1000 that you’d recommend?

I hadn’t looked in a while because mine are fine but dang have prices gone way up!!
by dteng
September 27th, 2019, 11:22 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct 21 - Donato
Replies: 84
Views: 1995

SF Bay Area /Peninsula OL Oct 21 - Donato

What do you guys say?
Looking at Oct 21 maybe?

Venue suggestions?

===============

Date - Oct 21

Place - Donato

Time - 6:30p

Wine theme 😂

Winos -
Larry
Robert
Wes
Alan
Scott
Gianna
Dan
Sean
Andrea
Gene
George
BillK
Ian

Waitlist-
by dteng
September 25th, 2019, 7:22 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula Sept 23 Terún
Replies: 53
Views: 1931

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula Sept 23 Terún

George Chadwick wrote:
September 24th, 2019, 6:23 pm
The meal was almost perfect except Dan dropped the ball by not inviting Gianfranco Soldera or Bruno Giacosa.
newhere
by dteng
September 23rd, 2019, 10:58 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula Sept 23 Terún
Replies: 53
Views: 1931

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula Sept 23 Terún

Alan Rath wrote:
September 22nd, 2019, 9:03 am
dteng wrote:
September 22nd, 2019, 8:27 am
There’s also a parking lot behind VVW.
Yes, though I stay out of that one because the spaces are so small.
So then where do you park your Lambo?
by dteng
September 22nd, 2019, 8:28 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula Sept 23 Terún
Replies: 53
Views: 1931

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula Sept 23 Terún

So what’s everyone bringing?
by dteng
September 22nd, 2019, 8:27 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula Sept 23 Terún
Replies: 53
Views: 1931

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula Sept 23 Terún

There’s also a parking lot behind VVW.
by dteng
September 17th, 2019, 6:10 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula Sept 23 Terún
Replies: 53
Views: 1931

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula Sept 23 Terún

Ok so let’s update the list - who’s in, who’s out? Also anyone interested in doing wines blind? I’d suggest bring Italian and/or whatever else interesting. Let’s try to get a few white wines. Not sure if I want to do my wines blind, but I'll think about it. I am in with 2.5 people. Will bring 4-6 b...
by dteng
September 17th, 2019, 7:21 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula Sept 23 Terún
Replies: 53
Views: 1931

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula Sept 23 Terún

Ok so let’s update the list - who’s in, who’s out?

Also anyone interested in doing wines blind? I’d suggest bring Italian and/or whatever else interesting. Let’s try to get a few white wines.
by dteng
September 16th, 2019, 1:35 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: The Smoker Thread - recipes, techniques, ideas
Replies: 608
Views: 32980

Re: The Smoker Thread - recipes, techniques, ideas

I smoked 11 pounds of pork belly yesterday. I got it at Costco and cut it in half for easy handling. I followed David Chang's instructions for the most part. I coated both sides with a 50/50 mix of kosher salt and cane sugar. I let that sit in the fridge overnight. I cooked it at 300F for about 2 h...
by dteng
September 15th, 2019, 5:08 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: The Smoker Thread - recipes, techniques, ideas
Replies: 608
Views: 32980

Re: The Smoker Thread - recipes, techniques, ideas

Christine Huang wrote:
September 12th, 2019, 8:22 pm
Hi Dan,

Skin on or off Belly? Are you looking to make bacon?
Skin off.
To eat but not as bacon.
by dteng
September 14th, 2019, 12:04 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Los Gatos CA Sept 17: Older Rhys with Kevin
Replies: 135
Views: 5027

Re: Bring cash and stems: Los Gatos CA Sept 17: Older Rhys

George Chadwick wrote:
September 14th, 2019, 8:31 am
Craig G wrote:
September 14th, 2019, 7:00 am
Holy stream of consciousness, Batman!
Stream of something
And bulging fullness
by dteng
September 12th, 2019, 5:47 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: The Smoker Thread - recipes, techniques, ideas
Replies: 608
Views: 32980

Re: The Smoker Thread - recipes, techniques, ideas

GregP wrote:
September 11th, 2019, 10:07 pm
dteng wrote:
September 11th, 2019, 9:34 pm
Has anyone here smoked pork belly?
All the time.
Any tips?
I’ve never done it and want to try.
by dteng
September 11th, 2019, 9:34 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: The Smoker Thread - recipes, techniques, ideas
Replies: 608
Views: 32980

Re: The Smoker Thread - recipes, techniques, ideas

Has anyone here smoked pork belly?
by dteng
September 11th, 2019, 9:25 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Los Gatos CA Sept 17: Older Rhys with Kevin
Replies: 135
Views: 5027

Re: As of 9/9: Please re-confirm: Los Gatos CA Sept 17: Older Rhys

Oh I meant, Caymus pairs well with crickets...
by dteng
September 11th, 2019, 9:24 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Los Gatos CA Sept 17: Older Rhys with Kevin
Replies: 135
Views: 5027

Re: As of 9/9: Please re-confirm: Los Gatos CA Sept 17: Older Rhys

ChrisStags wrote:
September 11th, 2019, 8:06 pm
I confirm for Caymus vertical
(Crickets)
by dteng
September 11th, 2019, 7:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Oversupply in the Grape and Bulk Wine Market - And What This May Mean . . .
Replies: 98
Views: 6954

Re: Oversupply in the Grape and Bulk Wine Market - And What This May Mean . . .

Millennials are already shifting their focus. Can't see them buying wines with bloated prices even if they could afford them. I see many anecdotes of millennials who do not drink, who do not date, who are vegan, who do intermittent fasting etc. Well that’s a recipe for extinction... [snort.gif]
by dteng
September 5th, 2019, 10:40 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula Sept 23 Terún
Replies: 53
Views: 1931

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula Sept 23 Terún

J e s s e C wrote:
September 3rd, 2019, 10:38 am
waitlist please. still checking on date. thanks!
Added you
by dteng
September 5th, 2019, 10:40 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula Sept 23 Terún
Replies: 53
Views: 1931

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula Sept 23 Terún

AndyK wrote:
September 1st, 2019, 5:15 pm
Italian theme sounds great! I have a 82 Produttori Riserva Paje that may be interesting...
Yes please

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