What could be better than beer? Beer paired with amazing cheese and grilled cheese. After a long day of beer tasting, we needed some grub and our favorite bartender in Manhattan recommended some great spots already so we decided to check out Astoria Bier and Cheese shop. It’s a small, long, narrow place- definitely cozy.… Read More Heaven in Astoria
Well if any other day of the week you couldn’t find a good reason to pop open a cold one then how about this: today is repeal day! Today marks the 80th year anniversary for the end of prohibition. More than 80 years ago people were unable to open up a nice bottle of wine… Read More The 80th Anniversary of the End of Prohibition
In a recent trip to my favorite city, I fell in love with the charm of the art displayed throughout the city streets. To some it may be graffiti but to most in this cultured city, this is pure expression. From the shoes hanging sparingly from the electrical lines in Little Italy, to the golden… Read More New York: the city of life, color, and love.
Salt house Restaurant The atmosphere in the Salt House was warm and hip. They have this brilliant art on the wall that was actually painted on the wall- brilliant and really adds to the ambiance. I enjoyed browsing their cocktail list. I ended up committing to the Boulevardier- woodford reserve, Campari and vermouth- delightful. This… Read More Salt House
A recent trip to the Big Apple took me to some of New York City’s finest eateries. DBGB Kitchen was among these hot spots. My fiance is a well respected local chef in Healdsburg and is always yearning for some culinary inspiration. Nothing more than simple perfection can be used to describe this place. From… Read More DBGB Kitchen
After months of failed attempts at hanging out I found myself at the local Healdsburg Bar and Grill with a pal I met on Twitter along with her husband and my Love. The evening witnessed four people with far too many similarities laugh together and talk shop. A Chef, Physical Eduaction Teacher, Dental Hygenist and Tasting… Read More A Perfect Manhattan
I am a Twitter maniac and do not leave out any of the other social media channels; they all get equal attention. This is why I was not surprised when I read that this year on New Years Eve Twitter broke the record for tweets in a minute: 400,000. This was up from some 4,000… Read More Happy New Year 2011