It's been a few weeks since the threat of the Covid-19 pandemic, and we've been taking longer times in the confines of our houses. Let's be honest; almost all of us are bored and have too much time in our hands. It's understandable we all want to go outside and possibly take ourselves somewhere lovely.
However, an undeniable threat still lingers. We have no choice but to force ourselves to stay inside for safety.
Fortunately, one way we could do to rid ourselves of the blandness of staying indoors is to enjoy good food, especially ordering from various restaurants and waiting for your food to be delivered. In this article, we will tackle which beginner-friendly wines are best paired with food delivery options.
The Prosecco is a sparkling wine selection made from the Glera grapes in Italy. It is a sparkling white wine bearing fruity and sweet flavours with a hint of lemon or green apples. Prosecco wines are easy to appreciate for beginners, and it's not too intense with the taste. They compliment certain fish and meats and are best served with dinner.
Pinot Grigio is a wine that’s perfect for beginners. Made from the Pinot grape, this wine features subtle and clean flavours. It’s also relatively easy to come by since it’s one of the most famous varieties of white wine in the US.
Less intense and comfortable to drink with its mild flavours, the Pinot Grigio is a refreshing drink that is crisp and zesty. This wine is best paired with seafood, especially cooked fish, sushi, and shellfish. For those who don’t enjoy seafood, chicken also works well with a glass of Pinot Grigio.
This selection is for people who prefer a more vibrant but still beginner-friendly taste. Cabernet Sauvignon is a wine that features not only high tannin and acidity content but with hints of fruity flavours ranging from plums to berries.
With different variations from different producers and origin, Cabernet Sauvignon may also come with vanilla, coconut, and chocolate flavours. Overall, this wine is fit for people with prior experience in wine drinking, but beginners may appreciate its intensity, especially if paired with meat.
One of the best Cabernet Sauvignon wines is from Screaming Eagle. It’s one of the best wines out there and can become a major investment. You can find Screaming Eagle wine for sale from well known wineries.
2015 Caymus Special Selection
A critically acclaimed wine selection, the 2015 Caymus Special Selection is for wine enthusiasts and experts longing for great wine at the dining table. This selection blends selected fruits and spices to give off a fresh-cooked caramel scent.
The 2015 Caymus has a supple taste with a rich concentration of ingredients and sufficient intensity. The wine is perfect for dinners with big steaks and juicy dishes served for the main course. Now you don’t have to go out to experience a fancy restaurant setting.
Great Restaurants with Great Food
Wine recommendations are nothing without food pairings. Here in Kitsilano, many known and local food establishments provide the meatiest and healthiest food options and even deliver them to your home.
Here are some of the best restaurants that have been regarded from various websites while offering budget-friendly meals perfect for your unintended staycation.
Uncle Fatih's Pizza
Uncle Fatih's pizza is one of the pizza chain branches in Kitsilano complimented with high reviews and ratings. It is one of the most visited restaurants in Kitsilano. They boast excellent customer service reviews toppled with good food.
Ordering delivery from this chain will bring joy upon your family in these trying times. And don't worry too much about your budget. Uncle Fatih's menu is full of affordable and easy meals that won’t hurt your wallet. Not only will you enjoy a delicious meal, but you will also save more compared to ordering from other restaurants.
Aphrodite's Cafe and Pie Shop
A homegrown food establishment founded by Allan Christian, this cafe has its roots from its local farms in Saskatchewan, Canada. They offer customers in Kitsilano meals made from fresh farm-to-table ingredients.
Aphrodite’s Cafe offers a wide variety of pies and is also known for its brunch specials that cater to special vegetarian diets. Health is wealth, so why not have a freshly-made pie directly delivered to your doorstep.
A hidden taco shack located in the 1941 Cornwall Avenue, Cantina Pana is praised by its customers for its taco selections and drinks. You might want to add this place as one of your must-go food establishments once the quarantine is over. But as of the moment, try out their Beef brisket tacos while enjoying your favourite TV show.
News sources all over the world are taking significant measures to prevent the spread of the pandemic. Times are rough, but there are always ways we can make ourselves happy and maintain positivity inside our homes. Consider yourself helping the community by staying inside instead of going out to eat. Remember to wash your hands regularly, eat healthy meals, and maintain a positive outlook.
Scarlet Wells is a Freelance writer and Wine enthusiast who was born in Canada but is currently residing in Northern California. She enjoys critiquing wine selections and writing comprehensive reviews as guidelines for consumers in selecting the most compatible wines to drink. In her free time, she reads and writes about food, inspiring people to maintain a healthy and fit lifestyle.