Archive for ‘Food & Wine’

It’s A Family Thing

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Every so often, an opportunity presents itself to work with or be inspired by a person or a group that share your commitment and passion for their livelihood. That is the fortunate position we at Seven Glaciers find ourselves in this February 26th—the evening of Seven Glacier’s second winter wine …Read More

Posted by —February 8th, 2012

What’s better than a deep-fried Twinkie?

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…Tempura Alaskan King Crab from Alyeska’s Sakura & Sushi Bar. It is with much joy that I am writing to the public announcing the winter grand opening of Sakura Restaurant located in the The Hotel Alyeska. (collective sigh of relief) What other hotel do you know  of that has the …Read More

Posted by —December 15th, 2011

Speaking of Patience

Alaska, Girdwood, Mt Alyeska and the Hotel Alyeska ski resort

You wouldn’t think patience would be as big of a virtue in a professional kitchen, at least not if you watch any of the hundreds of reality TV shows. You know, the ones that glorify the chaos, cacophony and stress that inherently go hand-in-hand with four-star service. Well… you’d be …Read More

Posted by —December 13th, 2011

Baby Steps at 2,300 ft…

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With the changing of seasons there are always… well, changes. Even in a quiet mountain community like Girdwood, Alaska. Besides the obvious transition in weather and procrastination that precedes opening day (winterizing of vehicles, making sure your ski/snowboard gear is dialed, getting back to the grind of a full time …Read More

Posted by —December 1st, 2011

BBQ Ribs at the Sitzmark

“It ain’t no sin to get sauce on your chin.” “It doesn’t hurt if you get sauce on your shirt”. “It’s no disgrace to get sauce on your face.” “When it comes to BBQ, we go WHOLE HOG!.” BBQ Pork Ribs are the hottest item on the Sitzmark menu this …Read More

Posted by —December 14th, 2010