Five Fun Things: Charcuterie

Charcuterie is my favorite. My last meal would be a perfectly curated charcuterie board paired with an old Burgundy. So, as you may have guessed, I'm always looking for a reason to enjoy a savory platter of cured meats. Looking at the weekend, I see a good opportunity to share some charcuterie with friends, family,…

Dinner at the Lark Santa Barbara

Located in the historic Santa Barbara Fish Market building, the Lark is a must-see restaurant serving creative dishes with super-fresh ingredients as well as interesting cocktails. Adding to our rich experience,  the vibrant scene and passionate staff (especially our server Thalia). Here's what arrived at our table... My pick from the Handcrafted Cocktails menu was the Club Car…

A Superb Dinner at Pläj Restaurant

What better place to hold a holiday office party than Pläj, located near the San Francisco War Memorial Opera House and Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall. I'm half joking because our office party consisted of my husband, his business partner, his lovely wife, and me. With a party this small, we were able to bring a…

Happy New Year

May the new year bring a feast of new flavors and old favorites to share with family and friends. A look at some of my favorite food and drink from 2012. What were your favorites?

Something New

New blog , new sofa! Around the same time I moved my blog to WordPress, we took delivery of our new sofa. Inspired by the classic Chesterfield, we welcomed a nicely weathered sofa from Restoration Hardware.  We so love the piece and decided to give it a proper welcome by inviting friends over for some cocktails…