FIFA World Cup in Russia and Beef Stroganoff

It’s the first day of the 2018 World Cup.  The 21st FIFA World Cup is taking place in Russia this year.  This is the first ever World Cup to be held in Eastern Europe and it is expected to be the most expensive football championship in history.  So, if you are visiting Russia, enjoy.  If…

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Inspiration Lost: Anthony Bourdain

I have been on a hiatus for over a month mainly due to technical issues with the website.  I am back with a secure and safe to use website. It is unfortunate that my first post back happens to be about the loss of renowned chef and entertainer Anthony Bourdain.  However,  I felt the need…

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Happy Birthday Virginia Woolf

It’ the great Virginia Woolf’s birthday.  The English writer is the author of such novels as The Voyage Out and Between the Acts, however her grassroots approach to informing and inspiring feminism led to Woolf’s best-known nonfiction work A Room of One’s Own. She has left a legacy that inspired works such as Who’s Afraid…

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Baazar Meat – An Eclectic Culinary Experience

Some years ago, while walking the beaches of Barcelona we came across a beach shack with the best Patatas Bravas I had tasted since tapas “hopping” in Barcelona.  Million Dollar views, sound of serenity and taste buds that were aroused.  Not since then had I found Patatas Bravas that could meet the match until James…

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Fall Into Harvest At The Restaurant At Leoness Cellars

With the arrival of fall we also basque in autumn fruits of the heavens and the gift of Dionysus himself.  It’s time to harvest grapes in the vineyards with grand festivals and celebratory grape stomps.  Napa is the most famous for its wineries and grape harvest festivals alongside its renowned restaurants by legendary chefs.  Down…

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Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

We have come to the end of our 21 Day Meditation Experience: Desire and Destiny.  With that we deserve a reward!  I’m doing a Giveaway to reward some of you wonderful readers and meditation buddies.  I’m giving away an Amazon.com $10 Gift Card.  You can use it to purchase whatever you “desire”  or even the 21…

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The Magic of The Secret Garden On Easter With Roasted Potatoes & Eggs

This Easter, I was thinking about what I could offer my lovely readers. Like many holidays, Easter itself is a time of delight for children, however in my opinion, Easter is more so for little ones because rather than holiday parties and gifts for young and old, we focus on the youth with Easter baskets…

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