Posts Tagged ‘Hubert Keller’

Here’s What You Missed at the 2017 Newport Beach Wine and Food Festival

Posted by melissa kandel on October 13, 2017 in Newport Beach | No Comments

It’s not every day you stand on the lawn outside your local library and next to you, dressed casually in a pastel collared shirt and beige slacks, is Hubert Keller, James Beard Foundation winner and chef extraordinaire. He’s laughing about a joke you couldn’t hear. What does Hubert find so funny? You only call him Hubert […]

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Newport Beach Wine and Food Festival: A First Timer’s Tale

Posted by melissa kandel on October 12, 2016 in drink, food, wine | 2 Comments

“Unless you want me to pour the wine into your hands, you’ll probably need a glass.”  The man speaking was tall, though not uncommonly so, with light gray hair slicked back in one fell swoop from his forehead. He wore a red polo shirt, khaki pants and while his eyes were kind, he had the distinct […]

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Newport Beach Wine and Food Festival: A Preview

Posted by melissa kandel on October 1, 2016 in drink, food, Newport Beach, things to do, travel, wine | No Comments

[Photo Credit: PencilBoxPhoto.com] It started, as most good stories do, on a Monday. The day was clear and bright (or so, in my recollection of this memory I’d like to think), and there I was, walking my dog along a particular stretch of pavement by my local Balboa Peninsula supermarket. In my ears, John Mayer’s “Queen of California.” […]

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