The Brigantine Seafood Restaurant

So another beautiful productive day was had here in Coronado California.  Beautiful blue skies and an ocean breeze carried the delicious scent of this popular seafood eatery.  The Brigantine (brigantine.com) had a lively atmosphere where both locals and visitors like myself can share a sense of community.  The first Brigantine was opened in 1969 by the … Continue Reading

Lunch with Lidia Bastianich

I’ve been residing in Kansas City, I believe since 2009 and I must admit I had never been to Lidia’s.  Last week my beautiful gal pal, Theresa Freilich, invited me to a luncheon at Lidia’s and of course I accepted.  I knew I was in for a treat but boy was I ever!  Not only was I … Continue Reading

Brunch at Webster House

Brunch at Webster House is always a delicious experience.  Webster House is a landmark building that embodies the charm and elegance of Kansas City.  The first floor of this building that was originally a public school is a great retail area full of beautiful antique treasures and different little shops for everyone to enjoy.  Now the second floor … Continue Reading

Hearty Mexican Fare

  While I was in Houston I decided to branch out and google the top 5 Mexican restaurants in H-Town.  I decided to pick Picos Restaurant.  The first thing that I noticed was the smiling face of the hostess.  Soon I realized that she was smiling because she had to let me know that I would … Continue Reading

An Evening of French Cuisine at Tatsu’s

This little gem is most definitely one of Kansas City’s best kept secret!  Hidden in a small shopping strip in Prairie Village and it would be very easy to not see it.  It’s classical French entrees are served in a quaint white-tablecloth dining room.  This restaurant has been singled out for countless awards and absolutely … Continue Reading

Farmhouse

Above: Arrowhead Game’s grass-finished vintage aged hanger steak, bleu cheese butter, salve verde with house-cut fries   Here we have another delectable restaurant located in the historic River Market of Kansas City MO.  This quaint but innovative, farm-to-market fare works with local or nearby Kansas and Missouri food producers.  So you are literally savoring and eating … Continue Reading

Red Velvet Waffles at Magnolia’s in Kansas City

A quaint place with light Jazz playing in the back and RED VELVET waffles?!?! YES please!! Magnolia’s Southern Cuisine Restaurant & Bourbon bar is a MUST for brunch!!