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Thumbprint Cellars French River Cruise

Sonoma winery owners are hosting a food and wine excursion sure to please. The Touring & Tasting Luxury River Wine Cruise to Burgundy and Provence is an all-inclusive 8-day vacation April 6 -13, 2014.  Visit the Thumbprint Cellars tour page for details on booking this group tour. Indulge in France’s wine country aboard the S.S. Catherine. Ports of call while sailing on … Continue reading

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Dim Sum and Then Some

As a new subscriber to Lucky Peach, I discovered a meticulously descriptive article on Dim Sum. In the mid 90’s, I traveled the entirety of China’s eastern coast and consequently partook in daily dim sum for weeks on end; a repetition that nearly eradicated my love for dumplings for the next decade. Thankfully I recovered from the … Continue reading

Hurricane Sandy Help

While some time has passed since the great storm, many states were not equipped or prepared for the massive destruction brought by Hurricane Sandy. Living in a hurricane prone zone, I expect the worst, and frankly plan for mediocre. In Florida we are used to the warnings and don’t get too hyped up about major rain. … Continue reading

Cayman Cookout

Each year the Cayman Islands hosts a blow out food and wine event: The Cayman Cookout. Dubbed the Caribbean’s premier culinary event, the best of the best, the who’s who gather annually to present the foodie world 26 chefs, 9 wine experts, star guests and sponsors with a luxurious and unforgettable experience. The four day excursion through delectable bliss is … Continue reading

Jiro Dreams of Sushi

While perusing for sustainable food documentaries, I stumbled upon Jiro Dreams of Sushi. I had no idea the movie would strike so deeply in it’s illustration of character, persistence, and looking forward toward perfection, never back. My membership to Netflix began in 2006, and this is my first witness to a solid five star viewer … Continue reading