Fine dining is like any other activity that requires poise and sophistication, you need to know the basic terminology or you’ll appear uneducated. The last thing you want is to look like an uncouth plebian who has the mannerisms of a stable hand if you attend dinner at an upscale steakhouse–or any fine dining establishment for that matter.
If you watch any movie about fraternity life and college shenanigans, you’re more than familiar with the term “the punch has been spiked!” And just in case you’re not, we can assure you, this has nothing to do with a pointy object.
There’s no greater double-edged sword than falling in love. Yes, we all agree it can be a wonderful thing that leaves us feeling weak in the knees. However, it can leave you feeling hurt, defeated, and all alone, set adrift in a shallow existence of sorrow and self-pity. With apologies for the moment of melodrama, there’s a love story as old as time…the love for a wonderful tasting cocktail. We’ve made a few reasons why.
How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Count the Ways…
Is there anything more stressful and arduous than the holiday season? Yes, but the holidays are harder and harder to get through as every year passes, which is why you should finally treat yourself this year.
Rather than attend boisterous parties or run around to finish up some last-minute holiday business, come on down to The Vault Downtown for some relaxation and some much-needed holiday cheer. After all, you’ve been giving plenty during this time of year, so why not give yourself a little something?
While ordering out has become more popular than ever thanks to the never-ending cavalcade of online apps, the refined and sophisticated experience of fine dining seems to almost be a lost art form. While ordering out might provide convenience and allow for the perfect night in, dining out at an upscale establishment allows one to savor flavor, atmosphere, and partake in the refined tastes of sophistication. That’s why The Vault Downtown provides the service and selection that’s sorely missed from the modern dining experience.
If you’re familiar with Austin Powers: Goldmember, you might remember the title villain repeatedly asking other characters throughout the film about a “smoke and a pancake.” While The Vault Downtown might not feature pancakes, we do offer cigars and drinks of the highest quality. If you fancy both, then we’ve compiled a list of drinks that always go well with a cigar. So, get your stogies ready.
Much like chocolate and vanilla, the type of wine you choose to pour in your glass is most often based on personal preference. While someone might compare the differences between red and white wine to apples and oranges, the two are vastly different and reside on very opposite ends of the spectrum. From ingredients, preparation, and what meal best compliments what’s in your glass, the separating characteristics between the two are prominent.
Planning a trip to a restaurant soon? Outdoor dining is a great way to enjoy a delicious meal and beautiful weather. Make the most out of the last days of summer by enjoying outdoor dining at The Vault Downtown. Staying indoors for too long can actually lead to health problems. If you spend all day … Read more
Bluefield residents and neighbors may already know about The Vault Downtown’s exquisite variety of fine wines and bourbons, but what about a premium smoke to go along with it? Have a look at The Vault Downtown’s selection of cigars for you to enjoy with liquor or spirits. Here are just a few of our best … Read more