Category: Restaurants

Lake Garda, c.’05

I’m near the water today in San Francisco and heading to Meadowood in Napa tomorrow.  The combination of the two reminded me of a life changing experience I had in Lake Garda.  My stay at Villa Fiordaliso was excellent.  Spending time in the kitchen with Chef Ricardo Camanini and sous Chef Laurent Paccini allowed for

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Chef Nick Stefanelli – Bibiana e la mia casa

Discovering that special place where comfort in great food, wine and friends are never short in supply, can be a challenge and sometimes impossible. If you haven’t found yours, meet me at mine – – Bibiana. I’ve never been one to just “hang out” but, I guess the frequency level of my being at Bibiana

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Palm Beach / South Beach – DRC & Rayas

Ahhhh….Palm Beach / South Beach where the weather was perfect and those with the perfect body had no problems showing off what being committed really means – – Spring has Sprung.  Being from the old school where nothing comes easy and if it did, you’d think twice before doing “it”, the same applies when it

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Dominique DaCruz – Wine & Converstaion

Wine & Conversation: Dominique DaCruz, Sierra Mar at Post Ranch Inn Driving from Los Angeles to Big Sur is always a “Life Awaking” experience and this drive was truly about “Terroir”. Once outside the city, I ingested terroir and experienced nature’s undisturbed beauty. When the superlatives and mind jarring descriptors leave you wondering how is

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