Archive of: Profiles

Title Issue
Brewster's Millions

Brewster's Millions

October-November 2011
Wine Director of The Firehouse Restaurant Mario Ortiz

Wine Director of The Firehouse Restaurant Mario Ortiz

Mario Ortiz recently celebrated 40 years at The Firehouse Restaurant. He started as a 16-year-old busboy and is now the GM, and curates the region’s largest restaurant wine cellar (25,000 bottles!). The area’s best-known sommelier talks about his philosophy on wine, his encounters with everyone from Robert Mondavi to Andy Warhol, and some very spooky paintings.

October-November 2011
La Dolce Biba

La Dolce Biba

August-September 2011
Science Fare

Science Fare

June-July 2011
Q&A: Food Writer Hank Shaw

Q&A: Food Writer Hank Shaw

June-July 2011
The Incredible Edible Eggs

The Incredible Edible Eggs

What are superstar chefs like Thomas Keller and Charlie Palmer doing out in the middle of a big, dry field a few miles north of Arco Arena? Fishing. In the wake of global bans on wild caviar, one unassuming local fish farm is basking in the worldwide culinary spotlight.

December-January 2010
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