Monday, December 13, 2010

BYOB stands for "Beyond my Culinary Comfort Zone"

My wine totes were gathering momentum at the KPFA craft show this weekend. I carry my wine totes to dinner parties or picnics, but one admirer imagined how groovy she would be using one to carry wine to her favorite restaurant... and now I can add the noun "corkage" to my vocabulary!

corkage  |  noun  |  a charge made by a restaurant or hotel for serving wine that has been brought in by a customer.

Going one step beyond my computer's dictionary, I searched Corkage online, and found these five handy tips for "better corkage relations" on Corkage for Dummies | Food & Wine

For restaurants you can search for Corkage and BYOB in your area. I found a list of SF Bay Area restaurants offering free corkage everyday or on selected days:

Do you BYOB? Look for my Wine Totes on Etsy in 2011!

1 comment:

  1. I'd be willing to go to a restaurant without a wine list just for the pleasure of using one of those awesome wine bags! I've said it before and I'll say it again...Clever Monkey!