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Dinner – September 30, 2019 – Kingfish – New Orleans, Louisiana

Smack dab in the middle of the French Quarter, Kingfish pays homage to its name sake Huey Long. With fine Louisiana food Kingfish is quite the find in this food-driven city. About Huey Long (April 25, 1904 – June 10, … Continue reading

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The Jazz Quarters – Hotel Stay – Sept. 30 & Oct. 1, 2019 – New Orleans, Louisiana

When I first started looking at my options to write about my travels in New Orleans, I put out a marketing letter, and Vic, the owner of the Jazz Quarters came calling. He offered me a 2 to 3 night … Continue reading

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NOLA DeTours – Off The Beaten Path Sightseeing – New Orleans, Louisiana

Vic, who runs The Jazz Quarters introduced me to Mark Pruess a few months back when I started planning my trip. What I didn’t know then was that he hooked me up with the best tour guide in NOLA. He … Continue reading

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Sunday – September 29, 2019 – Hotel Stay – B On Canal – New Orleans, Louisiana

This is really the perfect hotel to get the lay of the land. Located in the Central Business District part of town, but near lots of good shopping and nice breakfast spots. The room itself was sleek and spacious, with … Continue reading

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Late Lunch – Marmalade Café – Sept. 14, 2019 – Santa Monica, CA.

When my friend Lenny Rosenberg invited me to come taste his new venture, I jumped at the chance. He owned Lenny’s Deli on Westwood Blvd., which I reviewed a while back. So he brings his genius along with some amazing … Continue reading

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First Ladies High Tea – Saturday, September 14, 2019, The Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills, CA.

Hats, hats and more hats, all the finest. With so much glamour and finery I felt like I was in church and not at a big huge Hollywood event. But that truly is the beauty of this glorious day. This … Continue reading

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Lunch – Saturday – August 24, 2019 – Le Pain Quotidien – Westwood, CA.

It’s super busy and very close to UCLA. Students, families and people working on their laptops sip coffee and share banter. No matter the reason for your visit this restaurant has all of their bases covered to leave you very satisfied!  There was a huge private party table … Continue reading

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Dinner – Emilia – August 14, 2019 – Beverly Hills, CA.

This place is bright, cheery and the Italian cuisine is exceptional! All the things you crave here in Beverly Hills. They are the new kid on the block bound to end up with all of the huge success stories of great Italian eateries … Continue reading

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Dinner – The Upper West – August 1, 2019 – Santa Monica, CA.

Chef Nick Shipp is a real darling and a super talented man. He has been at the helm here at The Upper West for a while. Upper West opened up in 2010. I came to their grand opening then and in 2014 … Continue reading

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LA Westside Food & Wine Festival – Sunday – July 21- Culver City, CA.

The 4th Edition of the Annual LA Westside Food & Wine Festival is a celebration of Food, Wine, Beer, Spirits, Entertainment, Music, Activities and much more to benefit The Westside Food Bank.  The Annual Festival returned to the Courtyard by Marriott … Continue reading

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