Thomas Keller’s Marinated Skirt Steak — this is a great way to get a lot of flavor out of an inexpensive cut of meat. The longer you marinate, the more intense the flavor; make sure to brown the meat well. (Recipe).
AMIOT Gevrey-Chambertin 1er cru “Combottes 2009 — extraordinarily delicious; beautifully dark and floral nose, spice, earth, mushrooms and smoke. Mouth retains juicy tannins which have dried and knit together over 4 years in the bottle — sour cherries and mouthfilling — really excellent. (More about this wine.)