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Rubber Chicken Dinner Alternative

In Food, Salads, Wine On October 20, 2011 3 Comments

The “Rubber Chicken Dinner” season has begun; let the cheap wine flow!   Here in the Coachella Valley there are over 900 charities vying for their piece of… Read More »

Deconstructed BLT and Faux Eggs

In Entrees, Food, Wine On September 30, 2011 14 Comments

I like eggs scrambled or in an omelet, quiche or frittata.  But I hate soft boiled, hard boiled, sunnyside up, sunnyside down, or any way in which the… Read More »

Bellissimo Bellinis!

In Beverages, Cocktails On September 18, 2011 3 Comments

Visiting Harry’s Bar is a must for any traveler to Venice, Italy.  After all, it is where Ernest Hemingway and Orson Welles took their libations, presumably for nourishment… Read More »

Le Jardinier for One

In Beverages, Cocktails On September 7, 2011 1 Comment

Le Jardinier What better way to celebrate the end of summer than with a cocktail fresh from the garden?  Le Jardinier is my take on “The Gardner,” the… Read More »

She’s Got Champagne Eyes…..

In Beverages, Wine On August 17, 2011 0 Comments

“There comes a time in every woman’s life when the only thing that helps is a glass of Champagne.” – Bette Davis Ain’t that the truth!  There is… Read More »

Scarpetta – Memorable, Innovative Italian at The Cosmopolitan

In Dining, Lifestyle, Travel, Wine On June 6, 2011 0 Comments

There is a new dining mecca in Las Vegas, and its name is “The Cosmopolitan,” at the CityCenter project in the middle of the Strip.  Thirteen dining options… Read More »

An Enchanted Evening – Spencer’s Restaurant & Kosta Browne Wines

In Dining, Lifestyle, Wine On April 29, 2011 2 Comments

Spencer’s Restaurant is a Palm Springs institution favored by locals, snowbirds, and  tourists alike.  Nestled against the beautiful Santa Rosa mountains, Spencer’s is one of the most versatile… Read More »