Category Archives: Food & Drink

Single Thread Farm & Inn

Located off the downtown Healdsburg square, sits one of my new favorite places to eat, sleep, discover, and to simply be inspired. By now you may have been or read one of the many stories – I like this one … Continue reading

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A Few Days in Chicago

When you’re spending a long no-kids weekend in Chicago and want a pedestrian-friendly neighborhood – close to Broadway shows, good eats, Magnificent Mile and the Art Institute of Chicago¬†– I love the Langham. Located along the Chicago River, this modern … Continue reading

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Dandelion Chocolate Tasting

We had the pleasure of attending a private tasting at Dandelion Chocolate in San Francisco where Todd (co-founder) and Cynthia, from¬†my favorite small-batch chocolate maker, gave a comprehensive tour of how they make chocolate. From sourcing cacao beans and sorting … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Social & Gummy Bears

To me, this was the perfect day and set up for a back-to-school ice-cream social. Our kids are spoiled having these awesome moms who put together such a fun and delicious event. I wanted to thank them but not with … Continue reading

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Almond Chai Breakfast Clusters

Our kids started school yesterday, and I am still trying to figure some healthy snack alternatives. Since they both like granola, I’ve been looking for an easy no-bake recipe. I found this one in the Paleo Magazine. Try the recipe … Continue reading

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Goodbye Maya Erickson

This Black sesame-cocoa-cassis-charcoal creation was our favorite. We called it the goth prom dress. Maya Erickson, the pastry chef extraordinaire who had me loving dessert again, is leaving Lazy Bear. I am so very sad! Wishing her the best of … Continue reading

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Short Reads: Super PAC, Mixologist, Animal Love

Images from Modern Luxury, Rally, and NBC New York Here’s my weekly short reads on my favorite subjects. The Riddler, a Champagne Bar Backed by Ladies, Is Headed to Hayes Valley For Bay Area bubbly fans or Champagne-seeking visitors, mark … Continue reading

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