The premise is an online wine and cheese pairing led by Davis and Commander’s Palace executive chef Tory McPhail. Commander’s Palace sells tickets that include access to the call, three bottles of wine and two cheeses to taste along at home.
The medium is the same video conference tool that bridges so much work life and what now passes for social life.
In practice, however, it has become a rollicking weekly variety show of food and wine, equal parts gourmet and goofball, more Jimmy Fallon than Robert Parker.
There’s a cast of recurring characters, ongoing bits, a house band, a