Having built a marvelous and astonishingly affordable wine list at Chiang Mai Thai, Jon Provenzano had a new world to conquer.
Enter Ginger Hop, the new Nordeast restaurant where Provenzano is an owner/operator, not to mention beverage guru. I talked to him for last week's Liquid Assets, and several interesting thoughts didn't make it into our limited print-edition space. So here they be:
*"I’m kinda feeding off what I did ay Chiang Mai Thai. We had great success with an extensive list that was reachable and affordable. Here we have a little less emphasis on the reds and more on the whites. At Chiang Mai I went a little more crazy with the big cabs."