Tomato Dinner 2019

Tomato Dinner 2019

We are obsessed over tomatoes. Every year we plant a few tomatoes and carefully watch over them. One year it was the squirrels who took ownership of our tomatoes. Another year it was the wiggly caterpillars I could not bring myself to kill. Last year we bought one of...
Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico

We were so excited to visit Puerto Rico and see how the country was recovering after the horrible storms. Lee had worked early in his career in the city of Ponce and we were able to drive over from Old San Juan and spend the night by the town square. Our first 3 days...
Be Still My Sugar Coated Heart

Be Still My Sugar Coated Heart

I am the first to admit I love sweets. I know, I know sugar is bad. However, every now and then a sweet made with LOVE, given with LOVE, and eaten with LOVE, can be one of best experiences and memories of my life. (and I think perhaps yours too). On Valentines Day...
The Broken Spoke

The Broken Spoke

The year was 1964 and James White opened the Broken Spoke out on South Lamar in Austin, Texas, in a dirt parking lot underneath a big oak tree. One of the last of the true Texas dance halls.  It has standard honky-tonk decor – rec checkered tablecloths, low...
The Hemingway Bar in the Ritz – Paris

The Hemingway Bar in the Ritz – Paris

We were determined to see the newly opened Ritz in Paris and have a drink in the Hemingway bar. True to their word the Ritz was given a wonderful make-over but still maintained the elegance and beauty of it’s history. Alas, we were there not to stay overnight...
Pavillon Ledoyen, Yannick Alléno, Paris

Pavillon Ledoyen, Yannick Alléno, Paris

Yannick Alléno is the master who oversees the cuisines of the Pavillon Ledoyen. This historical mansion, situated on the most beautiful avenue of the world, (Carré des Champs-Elysées) hosts the restaurant of Yannick Alléno, Ledoyen. Behind the astonishing...

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