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 Volume 5 | No. 22                                                                                                                                       NOVEMBER 2017 ISSUE

If you don't know where you want to go, then it
doesn't matter which path you take.
From Alice In Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Foodies West takes The Less Traveled Road to discover what makes Hendrick's Gin different. Read our final feature for this month below!
 
Sometimes life seems like a dream, and we end up in places we might not ever have imaged: A six-year-old watches food shows and ends up a part of the culinary team at a White House Inaugural Ball. Read Pastry Chef Keith Taylor's story, below.

History Teacher-turned-Wine Educator (total serendipity) Gary Spadafore shares his expertise on Italy's two important wine regions: Tuscano and Piemonte. 

The Hermosa Inn's Executive Sous Chef Alejandro Martinez decided he wanted to travel, so he became a chef. The whole adventure changed his mentality. See how, below!



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WEST COAST AMBASSADOR
for HENDRICK'S GIN
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
42 BELOW WORLD COCKTAIL CUP WINNER 2010

MARK STODDARD:

I look at the world through a slightly peculiar lens myself.

    


    









  

EXECUTIVE PASTRY CHEF
THE BOULDERS in
CAREFREE, ARIZONA
U.S. Pastry Team Gold and Bronze Winner
  Inaugural Dinner at the White House

KEITH TAYLOR:

When I was a kid, I was
a little different.
 
 







EXECUTIVE SOUS CHEF
THE HERMOSA INN in
PARADISE VALLEY, ARIZONA
 Michelin-rated & Relais & Châteaux
ALEJANDRO MARTINEZ:

Working in the kitchen, it just changed my mentality.

     



     
     





 FROM CHIANTI TO
THE WINE OF KINGS

Wines from Italy's Toscana and Piemonte Regions 

GARY SPADAFORE
CWE, CSS, WSET
 
Director of Education
Breakthru Beverage Group
Phoenix, Arizona
 

  We could stay here for hours with what’s going on with history and stories and stuff. 





R E S T A U R A N T S




The Grill Kitchen & Bar
THE BOULDERS RESORT
  CAREFREE, ARIZONA

with Director of Culinary and Beverage
Brian Archibald

Out-of-Sight and Outasite

 

     



      










 STRANGE CRAFT BEER COMPANY 
with Tim Myers,
Founder/Head Brewer 


  Brewing small batches and adding bizarre ingredients has never been foreign to us. 

 
 


RECIPES IN THIS ISSUE:

Banana & Gianduja Tart by Executive Pastry Chef Keith Taylor
Ricotta Gnocchi by Executive Sous Chef Alejandro Martinez




WINE & SPIRITS IN THIS ISSUE:  

Burning Tree Cellars The Austringer 2014







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