Caviar and Blini With Champagne

Happy New Year! I can’t believe that we are almost to the end of 2016 already! When you live season to season, you really don’t realize where the time has gone. Some of us plan something special to ring in the New Year – perhaps a night full of memorable movies and munchies with lots of popcorn.…

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Restaurant Week & Stay At Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina

I happened to make it to San Diego during Restaurant Week. I caught the last few days of it while I was staying in Downtown at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina. It has a charm of its own with a naval theme that is complemented by bay and marina views. Although none were…

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Ponte Winery Estates & Grape Stomp

September is harvest season all over California. I believe grape harvest season is the best time to visit wineries because the weather is a bit cooler and the ripe grapes hang beautifully everywhere. Just like in Italy, the early fall is perhaps the most beautiful season to visit when everything comes alive with festivals and…

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Staying & Dining At The Palazzo & Venetian Resort Hotels

While I just couldn’t make it to Italy this month to bring you my Italian inspirations or an autumn in Italy, I do want to report on my visit to what you might call the closest to Italy in America …. in a kitschy way. I did not head to Little Italy, but this month…

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Zion National Park & Bryce Canyon Eateries

Last month I started writing about my trip to Utah. This is the last story about my trip that I want to share with my precious readers here. The reason we headed to Utah was to visit Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon. I have to say that Zion National Park is my favorite of…

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Korean Dramas & 85°C Bakery

I’m a foreign film connoisseur. One of the main reasons for my interest in foreign entertainment is because of the cultural perspective, but the other is for authentic takes on food. I have not watched a lot of Korean films, but I came across a show titled “Let’s Eat.” I have never encountered a show…

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The Anasazi Steakhouse in St.George Utah

Last week I posted about a visit to St. George and I mentioned the Anasazi Steakhouse.  While visiting St. George, Utah, on the search for a good restaurant, The Anasazi Steakhouse kept popping up. This American style steakhouse offers a specialty dining experience, and I haven’t encountered a restaurant that cooks its food on volcanic…

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Olympic Memories & Rio 2016 Olympic Tips

As I stroll along through my summer, I realize that the start of Rio 2016 Olympics are only two weeks away. It takes me back to the very first Olympics that I can remember as a child. The 1984 Los Angeles Olympics were historically significant for many political reason, but it is significant for me…

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