Archive • January 2013

Favorite Restaurants in Seattle

Favorite Restaurants in Seattle

Here are some of my 2013-2014 Favorite Bites in Seattle: Altura Spinasse The hand-cut tajarin! Joule Revel Sitka and Spruce Cha:n Happy Hour Canon Whiskey and Bitters Emporium (excellent cocktails and delicious bites, including chorizo-braised octopus and foie gras panna cotta)) Marché at the Inn at the Market for their fried chicken gizzards, oysters on the half shell, and addictive frites with shavings of ...

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Eating and Sleeping on the Island of Maui, Hawaii: Part I

Eating and Sleeping on the Island of Maui, Hawaii: Part I

Many of you have asked about hotels and dining on the island of Maui.  As for hotels, there are, of course, the usual suspects, including the luxurious Four Seasons in Wailea, The Ritz Carlton Kapalua, and The Fairmont Kea Lani (more on the Fairmont soon, including an interview and amazing dinner by Chef Tylun Pang ...

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Aloha Hawaii

Aloha Hawaii

I only started visiting Hawaii a few years ago, when I met Neil, the man who convinced me to stay with him, promising I wouldn’t have to cure my wanderlust and that if I weathered the winters in the North that he would take me to the sunny side of the world. He’s kept his promise.  ...

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A New Year: Three Simple and Attainable Goals

A New Year: Three Simple and Attainable Goals

Resolutions by Jennifer McGovern, R.D.   I usually don’t like to make New Years Resolutions.  I always start with the best intentions, but after months or even weeks, they are forgotten, discarded as unattainable and unimportant as the reality of daily life wages on.  It’s a circle of failure that starts every New Year.  Thankfully, I usually keep the ...

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