The Chef’s Experience on Table 65

This one's for my oenophiles. Settled in the Rancho Bernardo hills of Southern California lies Avant inside the Rancho Bernardo Inn. The Table 65 experience is a delightful option for those looking for an elevated dining experience, connected right to the action of a restaurant wine room and private kitchen.  I've just booked this table … Continue reading The Chef’s Experience on Table 65

Time to Nerd: April 7, 2018

Hello and happy new year, friends! Looking back at '17 and in the now of '18, it is apparent that committing to patterns and habit setting in the fourth quarter of last year was an obvious personal challenge.  Accomplishing anything in the fourth quarter of the year seems like a good idea, and possible until … Continue reading Time to Nerd: April 7, 2018

Wine Friends, Wine Frenemies.

 "The things you are passionate about are not random, they are your calling."   ~ Fabienne Fredrickson, Founder of Boldheart Fact:  Multiple people can feel passion for the same things. Fact: The wine world has been very warm, and welcoming to me. Fact:  Throwing shade at someone will always keep you from shining your own light. A … Continue reading Wine Friends, Wine Frenemies.

Book Review: “Cork Dork”

“The Kitchen Confidential of wine: Read this book, and you’ll never be intimidated by wine—or wine snobs—again.” ~Madeline Puckette, co-author of Wine Folly   In the world of wine, just as life in general, one cannot literally "know it all".  Wine especially, is like that.  In its entirety, wine is an infinite source of history, artistry, … Continue reading Book Review: “Cork Dork”