Napa Staycation

Twice is Not Enough... It’s always fun to renew tasting experiences you’ve enjoyed before. So it was a kick to drive down the 29 recently and have a Merlot tasting at Duckhorn Winery and a whole bunch of different wines at Castello di Amorosa. After turning off on to Lodi Lane we wound up the [...]

By | August 3rd, 2019|Napa Stays, Napa Wineries|Comments Off on Napa Staycation

Yountville Live 2019

Fun to Reconnect... Some times when you go to a classy event like the recent Yountville Live it pays to arrive in style. And I arrived in style in my good friend Amadu’s limo. If you want the best limo rates and professional service in Napa, give him a call at 707-812-5819.  Once inside the [...]

By | April 30th, 2019|Napa Eateries, Napa Wineries, Play in Napa|Comments Off on Yountville Live 2019

Charleston Wine & Food Festival

Southern Sophistication ... I’ve always loved authentic southern cooking and cuisine. Give me a choice between some foo foo foam concoction and a perfectly grilled bbq rib, I’ll take the rib every time. That’s why it was such a kick for me after the SOBEWFF festival in Miami to take the train north and attend [...]

By | March 29th, 2019|David's Travels, Napa Wineries|Comments Off on Charleston Wine & Food Festival

Joe’s Stone Crab (Miami)

Gotta Have the Key Lime Pie Too .... It takes a lot to make the Insider pause when doing the NSI quiz. But when Brian Johnson, the GM of Miami's legendary restaurant, Joe's Stone Crab, remarked he had been with the restaurant for 39 years, I couldn't help looking up from my pad and give [...]

By | March 19th, 2019|David's Travels|Comments Off on Joe’s Stone Crab (Miami)

Red The Steakhouse

Did You Say Steak ... A steakhouse. At first glance, everyone thinks they're all the same, with varying degrees of approval on how well their steak is prepared and served. But that kind of thinking is doing a grave disservice to the men and women who really make a tremendous effort to make their steakhouse standout in a vast [...]

By | March 11th, 2019|David's Travels|Comments Off on Red The Steakhouse