Drink, cook, eat is more like it, Tastings NYC

Since Tastings NYC goes under the banner of Cook, Eat Drink, I was surprised by the paucity of actual food to sample. Coming from the Chocolate Show I was eager to find some solid offerings. Even more so after I realized that an array of fine wines, beers and even Cognac was there for the tasting. I decided to be sensible and limit my alcohol intake to a couple of tiny micro brew sips. I could not pass up on the Pineau des Charentes and that was it.

My word of advice to the event organizers would be next year to bring great food that matches the great drinks offered for this 2008 edition.

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