Archive | June 2012

You are browsing the site archives by date.

Timeless and Classic: Icons of Style

One of the many things my mother taught me was to always try to remain classy, especially in dress, for elegance is timeless and you will never be out of style.  After visiting Las Vegas last weekend, I realize that perhaps my mother was the only one who delivered this message to her daughter . […]

Las Vegas Food Tour – Fleur

This is a continuum to the last post, titled Las Vegas Food Tour – Otto.  Celebrating our one-year anniversary, my husband and I recently went to Las Vegas.  We ate at several amazing restaurants.  The last post I highlighted our first experience at Mario Batali’s Otto in the Venetian.  This post, I’m going to focus […]

Las Vegas Food Tour – Otto

For our monumental first year anniversary, my husband Michael and I went to Las Vegas.  We have always enjoyed Vegas, and go to enjoy gourmet food and world-class entertainment because neither of us do any real gambling.  I’m beginning to view an epicurean meal the same as I view a performance or a show.  It’s […]

Salish Lodge – Anniversary Part 1

Just under an hour and a half from Olympia, the Salish Lodge and Spa is close and yet a world away.  It’s a beautiful property with strong wood accents throughout and all the extras of a AAA Four Diamond award winning resort: amazingly attentive staff, glass of wine upon check in, beautifully manicured grounds, fantastic […]

Farewell to Foie Gras in California

I’m planning a trip to San Francisco.  My girlfriend is joining me in the middle of the week for the first few days of the trip and my husband is arriving for the weekend and latter part of the trip.  I was researching places to eat and my husband asked me to look up a […]

Dinner & Ballet: Andaluca & Coppelia

For this season of the ballet, Michael and I vowed to “try” and visit a new restaurant for each of the 6 rep performances.  I think we succeeded in visiting at least 3 new restaurants, so 3 out of 6 is not bad.  It’s hard to go someplace new, especially when you know your favorite […]