Can I speak to the mezcal somm please?

A recent conversation with a fellow aficionado about the absence of mezcal sommeliers or someone relatively knowledgeable about mezcals in many restaurants or bars with big bottle lists has been rattling around my head. While mezcal is exploding in popularity...
Cheese and mezcal oh my!

Cheese and mezcal oh my!

I am a cheese addict – one could say it is like crack for me. The mere suggestion of doing a cheese and mezcal pairing, well it sent shivers down my spine. It doesn’t seem like an obvious pairing, but when you think about how well whiskey or scotch pairs with cheese,...

Revisiting Tres and Mosto

Had a chance to re-visit Tres last night. This time the bartender knew his shit – Guerrero born with family originally from Oaxaca. He was a great guide and assembled a mixed flight for us that was off the menu: Del Maguey Minero, Chichicapa, Fidencio...