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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

Francis Ford Coppola Winery – Geyserville

An Offer You Can’t Refuse… Tess Housholder Francis Ford Coppola made three of the greatest movies ever in the 1970’s with The Godfather, Godfather Part II and Apocalypse Now. That’s not opinion. That’s fact. Acclaimed director Sidney Lumet said, no matter how many times I’ve seen them, if I’m flipping around and come across the [...]

By | October 31st, 2022|Play in Sonoma, Sonoma Eateries, Sonoma Wineries|Comments Off on Francis Ford Coppola Winery – Geyserville

Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa

Classy & Fun Stay...  David & Brian Nothing puts me in a better mood then staying at a luxury hotel while having dinner at the hotel’s restaurant. After a long, hot day of running around, attending a pair of food and wine events in Sonoma, it was marvelous that the valet assisted the webgal with [...]

By | August 28th, 2022|Sonoma Eateries, Sonoma Stays|Comments Off on Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa

One of Seattle’s Best Charity Events 

Check Out Howie's VIP Tent... John Howie They say if you want something done right, hire a busy person. If the cliché is true, then the Auction of Washington Wine brain trust had the right idea when they got chef, restaurateur and serial entrepreneur, John Howie to head up their VIP tent for their upcoming Barrel [...]

By | August 8th, 2022|David's Travels|Comments Off on One of Seattle’s Best Charity Events 

Washington Trade Event @ Chateau Ste Michelle

Hot, Hot, Hot... David Rosenthal Happy to accept an invite to a trade tasting put together by the Washington State Wine Commission which was hosted by Ste Michelle Winery at their chateau estate. Wandering around from booth to booth I was soon regretting that I hadn’t listened to the web gal's common sense/nagging to put [...]

By | July 31st, 2022|David's Travels|Comments Off on Washington Trade Event @ Chateau Ste Michelle

Chris Isaak & Lyle Lovett

A Wicked Game is Fun... Chris Isaak Can you ever have too much fun? No doubt some rock stars and fellow scribes who are pushing up daisies now, would agree that you definitely can.  But I dunno, this past weekend where I got to attend a very friendly, classy fun, food and wine reception at [...]

By | June 30th, 2022|David's Travels|Comments Off on Chris Isaak & Lyle Lovett