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The thrill of the grill … it’s that time of year!

The thrill of the grill … it’s that time of year!

Summer is barbecue season and Acquistapace’s Covington Supermarket has everything you need to turn your backyard grill into a standout experience. Starting with that key ingredient – the meat for the barbecue – the Acquistapace Family goes to great lengths for customer satisfaction. Butchers in house at Acquistapace’s Covington location ...
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The best kind of Acquistapace’s vacation

The best kind of Acquistapace’s vacation

Late spring and summer are the seasons when we vacation the most. Erik Acquistapace takes it to another level. He vacations often during the summer, but it’s not always with his family, unless one considers his customers family. Based on that reasoning, Erik will gladly take at least six working ...
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Structure your drinks and eats to beat the summer heat

Structure your drinks and eats to beat the summer heat

Summer is fast approaching, and that means Mother Nature will crank the temperature up soon. The warmer weather means people may temporarily change their eating habits, typically opting for lighter fare so as not to get weighted down in the Louisiana heat. Just because you may eat lighter foods doesn’t ...
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Savory Dessert - Stilton and Port

Savory Dessert – Stilton and Port

Dessert isn’t always about a sugar rush. It also can be about cleansing the palate, and winding down a wonderful meal. Erik Acquistapace knows that, and as one Louisiana’s few Certified Cheese Professionals with the American Cheese Society, he knows that pairing Stilton cheese and port wine is about as ...
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Holidays and Eggnog

Holidays and Eggnog

Is there a drink that says holidays more than eggnog? Not a chance, but it’s also one of those drinks that people seem to really love or really … well, like not so much. Adam Acquistapace loves eggnog, and as the wine and spirits expert at Acquistapace’s Covington Supermarket, he ...
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Cheese at your Thanksgiving Feast

Cheese at your Thanksgiving Feast

When you think about the Thanksgiving meal, you probably envision turkey, dressing, sweet potatoes, and pecan pie. But hors d’oeuvres among friends and family as the big meal is being prepared seem as much of a tradition as the meal does. Erik Acquistapace, a certified cheese professional with the American ...
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Red wine

Wine Conference

Our wine expert Adam Acquistapace recently attended the Society of Wine Educators 40th annual Conference in Washington, D.C., where he spent quality time with other wine specialists from around the world. Renowned conferences such as these are a great place to learn of new trends that wine lovers from around ...
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To our friendsip!

What is it about sparkling wine?

Those bubbles can certainly seem refreshing on a hot day. And then there’s the food pairings. Champagne and strawberries, and oysters, and caviar – all standard and popular. Champagne and … fried chicken? Just ask Adam Acquistapace, who directs the wine and spirits department at Acquistapace’s Covington Supermarket. “All Champagne ...
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