Tag Archive | Fine Dining

Dinner and Driving

This past weekend my husband and I were in Las Vegas to spend time with a group of friends. Through the travel agent of a friend, we got a pretty good rate for the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, located next to the Aria. I did not know this was a casino-free, nonsmoking hotel, but boy did […]

New York, Part 2

Day four of our seven-day trip in NYC, we headed to the East Village to Chef-owner David Chang’s Momofuku Noodle Bar.  Momofuku is his group of award winning restaurants.  Those in NY are: Momofuku Noodle Bar, Momofuku Ssäm Bar, Má Pêche, Momofuku Ko, Milk Bar, and Booker & Dax.  “Momofuku” could be translated from Japanese […]

Work & Play in Hawaii

Last weekend, my husband and I found ourselves in Honolulu for the American Association of Endodontists Annual Session.  The staff of my husband’s office was also there with their spouses or partners, so I tagged along for some much needed vitamin D. His office staff booked everyone’s accommodations.  We all stayed at the Waikiki Shore […]

Whistler Wonderland

Last Sunday my husband Michael and I drove six or so hours up to Whistler, Canada for a ski trip.  Forgoing our three year tradition of going to Aspen, we decided to venture to Whistler instead.  Both locations have positives and negatives, but one of the positives of Whistler, is that we took our own […]

A French Chef and an Egyptian Pharaoh

This last weekend we joined our good friends Randy & Margaret in Seattle for a French dinner and a visit to the ancient Egypt tomb of King Tut. Our global adventure started Friday evening at the famous Rover’s restaurant, where the “Chef in the Hat” Thierry Rautureau of Top Chef Masters fame reigns supreme.  The […]

A Birthday Weekend

This weekend my husband and I spent some time in Seattle for his birthday.  As part of the celebration, I booked us a room at the new Four Seasons Hotel, and made dinner reservations at the legendary restaurant Canlis.  Other items on the agenda were breakfast at Art, and reflexology appointments at Spa Nordstrom.  Additional […]