A Fantastic Tasting Experience 

Davis Estates Awaits...  Peter Huls One of the perks of writing and editing this site is I get to talk to and meet a whole bunch of hospitality professionals, chefs, wine makers, hotel people, sommeliers, etc. who are so enthused about what they do.  What I’m trying to say, I can’t imagine doing the NSI [...]

By | July 31st, 2023|Napa Wineries|Comments Off on A Fantastic Tasting Experience 

I Got Out of

Duran Duran ... Remember when you were a teen in those glorious summer days where there was no school and like a cherry on the sundae, there were fantastic rock concerts and music festivals? While concert ticket prices have painfully gone through the roof, there is one benefit to being an old time, concert goer [...]

By | June 30th, 2023|David's Travels, Sonoma Wineries|Comments Off on I Got Out of

Your Table Is

Ready! I’ve always loved reading memoirs. But as I’ve gotten older, my taste has gotten better. Have no time now for those ghost-written, celebrity rock, movie, TV or chef stars who flamed out all because it was somebody else’s fault that they did all those horrible movies, series, albums, restaurants, got married and divorced 5 [...]

By | May 16th, 2023|David's Travels|Comments Off on Your Table Is

Taste Washington 2023

A Welcome Return ... I always blocked off time in mid-March to attend the Taste Washington event in Seattle. Why? More like why not? Fantastic Washington wines on offer in abundance, some good eats that paired great with the wines and a bunch of dinners and events besides the Grand Tasting that were a lot [...]

By | April 30th, 2023|David's Travels|Comments Off on Taste Washington 2023

Auberge Restaurant

What a View .... David & Robert Any seasoned restaurant goer has no doubt heard or read the cliché the better the view, the worse the food. While no doubt there’s a reason why this cliché exists, it’s been my experience that it is largely a thing of the past. Let’s face it, even if [...]

By | February 28th, 2023|Napa Eateries, Napa Stays|Comments Off on Auberge Restaurant

New York City Food and Wine Festival – 2022

Start Spreading the News.... Every year I get itchy feet, wanderlust syndrome. So when I got an invite to go to the Food Network New York City Food and Wine Festival, I couldn’t refuse. After picking up my press credentials at the Conrad Hotel, I walked down to Park Ave to dine at Anthony Bourdain’s [...]

By | December 1st, 2022|David's Travels|Comments Off on New York City Food and Wine Festival – 2022