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  The stark taupe landscape stretched in front of us with an occasional gnarled oak tree juxtaposed within the dusty earth. After months of quarantining, we felt as desolate as the barren landscape but decided to find out how several California vintners were handling the “new normal”.  What new parameters are in place for those […]

Las Vegas shines as the culinary and entertainment capital of the world. The famed neon lights beckon visitors from all over the globe to come to the celebrated strip and indulge in leisure, gaming and an all-star lineup of celebrity chefs and world class dining venues. The recent pandemic halted this renowned city in its […]

              Traveling-it leaves you speechless, and then turns you into a storyteller,” wrote Ibn Battuta. As we approached the undulating brick-red landscape of Ivins Utah, outside of ST. George, we found ourselves wonderstruck by the desert landscape punctuated by outcrops of black volcanic rock juxtaposed along with the vermillion […]

Temecula California is a tranquil valley noted for “sunshine through the mist,” by the Luiseno Native American Indians. Burgeoning vineyards have now morphed through the mist and dot the landscape of this once sleepy bedroom community of Los Angeles, drawing hundreds of past-time pleasure-seekers into its quaint two-lane main-street and beyond and even above the […]

Tivoli Village  is creating quite a diverse selection in the culinary lineup on their  restaurant row. Recently yet another Las Vegas landmark restaurant has joined this swank Summerlin village featuring ultra-high-end shopping, offices, luxury gyms and salons. Much anticipated El Dorado Cantina opened its newest location to excited patrons as they lined up ready to experience the much […]

We just spent some time island hopping. Images of palm trees, turquoise waves, and warm tropical breezes may have been the visual that comes to mind, but this time the islands we were visiting are located off the coast of Washington in the verdant Pacific Northwest. The San Juan Islands accessible by the Washington State […]

Downtown Summerlin s fast becoming a sought-after gathering place to enjoy entertainment, luxury shopping and a plethora of dining options. One of the newest additions to the culinary line up is JING For over a decade JING has been one of the most recognized and highest rated restaurants in Denver and Aspen and now Las Vegas in Summerlin. […]

  We have visited Robert Hall winery on a few previous trips to Paso Robles. In previous years we have had the wonderful opportunity to speak with both Robert Hall and then Winemaker Don Brady about the wines and his passion for this landmark winery. Robert Hall established the winery in 2002 with its grand […]

As we travel around the country we are always on the lookout for small production high-quality wines. We found one in Anglim Wines whose tasting room is located in Paso Robles. Winemaker Steve Anglim knows that making great wines begins in the vineyard and seeks out the highest quality fruit sources all across Paso Robles […]

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