Firefly At Studio City For The Last Days Of Summer

For many of us the summer is over.  We have wrapped up our vacations, the kids are back in school and we are back to work.  However, autumn has not exactly arrived yet and the Fall Equinox arrives this Saturday, September 22nd.  For those of you still enjoying the last days of summer (in California…

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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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