Category Archives: Outside Los Angeles

Disneyland’s Secret Restaurant

Harder to get into than a Broadway performance of Hamilton and more exclusive than a Pool Circle Box at the Hollywood Bowl, Club 33 has long been on my bucket list. Club 33 is the private dining club hidden in … Continue reading


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Consuming Portland

My daughter Chloe and I recently spent a long weekend in Portland, Oregon. It was the first time there for both of us. Chloe wanted to see Portland because her favorite television show is “Portlandia.” I went for the food. … Continue reading

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Land of the Rising Sun

Although I travel a lot, I rarely write about my food adventures outside of Los Angeles. However, I recently returned from an amazing first-time trip to Japan and I feel compelled to share. My family and I visited bustling and … Continue reading


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Santa Barbara Road Trip

When the weather is nice, one of my favorite things to do is drive up the coast to Santa Barbara with my family for the day.  Although it’s only ninety minutes away, when I arrive at this beachside paradise of … Continue reading


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An Experience Of A Lifetime

The French Laundry had been at the top of my bucket list for many years. So when I recently had the opportunity to dine there with my twin daughters, I jumped on it. Owned by Chef Thomas Keller for the … Continue reading


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