Tag Archives: food and drink

Manhattan in May

For the first time since 9/11 I am staying in the Battery Park/Financial district in downtown Manhattan. What an amazing transformation! Streets are clean, plants are all over, walkways are wide and full of pedestrians. There are bike paths and … Continue reading

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A delightful dinner at Hermes

Many of you know of the fashion house in Paris called Hermès. It was founded in 1837 as a saddler. It grew into a major fashion house first recognized for its purses such as the Kelly bag, the Birkin, the … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

I know I did a recipe last week, but the news of the world is too depressing so I wanted to pass along some Easter recipes. Here are some ideas for an Easter meal: Roast Lamb The traditional roast lamb … Continue reading

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Escape from D.C. to … Charlottesville, VA

One of the most fun short trips from Washington D.C. is a road excursion to Charlottesville, Virginia. Many don’t realize that the city of Charlottesville is a great deal more than just the home of The University (i.e. UVA). It … Continue reading

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Summer in The Rockies: An Absolute Must

No, I am not writing about Syria again!  We have all heard plenty this weekand it won’t stop anytime soon.  I’ll wait a few more weeks before I get indignant about it again.  Instead, I am going to tell you … Continue reading

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Heat Wave? Find good food in a cool place

In the oppressive heat and humidity, one has to find amusement to take the mind off the misery of a D.C. summer.  So this week, we found three fun activities: eating, drinking, and watching a great show. We started the … Continue reading

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June in Manhattan

There is so much going on in the world that is depressing that I decided to write this week about something very fun — food in a great setting.  I drove to Manhattan in the pouring rain (not recommended) to … Continue reading

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