Three Stars

Check it out .... Took a doc outta the Napa Library the other day that left my head spinning. It’s called Three Stars. Highly recommend a view. Unlike that turgid doc Somm which studied four wine geeks trying to pass the master sommelier program, Three Stars bears repeated viewings because of its incredible contradictions of [...]

By | March 30th, 2017|Napa Eateries, Sonoma Eateries|1 Comment

Lexus Culinary Classic

Culinary Indulgence awaits ..... The Insider is off to Cavallo Point Lodge in Sausalito, CA this Sunday, should be some kicks with excellent food and wines. Event runs from March 24-26.  The weekend culminates in spectacular fashion at the Lexus Grand Tasting, featuring 15 Lexus Hotel Partner chefs from around the country and vintners from [...]

By | March 23rd, 2017|David's Travels, Napa Eateries|0 Comments


Taking On Anthony Bourdain... My Halloween evening with Anthony Bourdain...... The Insider went to Anthony Bourdain’s Vancouver Oct 29 lecture dressed as the Grim Reaper. I am a fan of his TV show No Reservations and his first two books, Kitchen Confidential and A Cook’s Tour. I loath his last book, Medium Raw. The Reaper [...]

By | March 6th, 2017|David's Travels|0 Comments