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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 »

David Smith – Cubes and Anarchy (with a little Stark Bar to balance out the day)

In Dining, Events, Lifestyle, Travel On May 25, 2011 1 Comment

Have you ever walked into a room and felt your jaw drop in amazement?  That is exactly what happened to me when recently we visited LACMA (Los Angeles… 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 »

Surf, Sand and Sapphire

In Dining, Lifestyle, Travel On April 25, 2011 0 Comments

Every once in a while you find a real gem during your travels. The kind of place you can’t wait to return to and, when you do, it… Read More »

The Lazy Ox Canteen

In Dining, Lifestyle, Travel On April 9, 2011 3 Comments

More than one year of dreaming fulfilled.  Expectations exceeded.  The Lazy Ox Canteen was everything S. Irene Vrbalia, LA Times Food Critic, stated in her review on December… Read More »

Romancing the Date

In Dining, Events, Lifestyle On April 5, 2011 1 Comment

A little afternoon romance never hurt anyone, especially when it includes the date of one’s choice.   After a week of fashion at El Paseo Fashion Week 2011,… Read More »

The Venue Sushi & Sake Lounge (Exotic Mixologist Too!)

In Dining, Lifestyle, Travel On March 25, 2011 3 Comments

There is a new joint in town – The Venue Sushi & Sake Lounge.  Lounge, sushi, sake?  My curiosity was aroused enough to sneak in (yes, I said… Read More »

Shakespeare, Dudamel & Me

In Events, Lifestyle, Travel On March 15, 2011 0 Comments

Shakespeare, Dudamel and me.  You are probably wondering what I have to do with either of those two marvelous, creative beings.    The answer is simple.  I’ve read… Read More »

Saturday in the Arts

In Events, Lifestyle, Travel On February 26, 2011 1 Comment

Art.  One word says it all.  What better way could there be to spend a Saturday?  This past Saturday my day was filled with art shows and lectures…. Read More »