Santa Fe: A solo trek

On a recent trip, I was determined to dine in a few of Santa Fe’s most famous restaurants. See how I did. . . . → Read More: Santa Fe: A solo trek

New Orleans, À la une

Eat New Orleans…what else is there to say… . . . → Read More: New Orleans, À la une

Spring Breakin’

I started out my Spring Break with a snowy trip to Taterville……. . . . → Read More: Spring Breakin’

Orangeade Thyme Cooler

This beverage is cold, delicious and refreshing….kind of like a Sonic drink…. . . . → Read More: Orangeade Thyme Cooler

Barn Happy, Blue Hobbit Feet, and the Usual KC Stop

 

“What an odd name for a restaurant,” I thought.  (Barn Happy was the name of the restaurant, not Blue Hobbit feet…more about those in a bit.)

While we were at mom’s for the Fourth (and the garden tour), she was determined to have a mother/daughter lunch amid all the hubbub.

“We have go to . . . → Read More: Barn Happy, Blue Hobbit Feet, and the Usual KC Stop

Garden at the Lake

A show stopping garden at Grand Lake and a spot to get sustenance before or after your visit. . . . → Read More: Garden at the Lake

Yogurt-Brown Sugar Panna Cotta with Balsamic Fruit

A review of a truly “local” restaurant and a dish inspired by that meal. Keep reading for two (almost three) recipes: yogurt-brown sugar panna cotta, “100-year-old” Balsamic, and putting it all together. . . . → Read More: Yogurt-Brown Sugar Panna Cotta with Balsamic Fruit

Texas dining

Our destination was Houston but we ended up experiencing France and Italy. . . . → Read More: Texas dining

Heirloom Bean Burrito with Goat Cheese and Romesco Sauce

Food truck inspired food from Lola’s . . . → Read More: Heirloom Bean Burrito with Goat Cheese and Romesco Sauce

Curried Nectar and Bengali Gimlets

Today a real cocktail: A recipe for Curried Nectar and a Bengali Gimlet, the best cocktail in town from The Tavern. . . . → Read More: Curried Nectar and Bengali Gimlets