ZUNI CAFE | SAN FRANCISCO

For as long as I can think back, there are food memories that have made a lasting impact on my palate and life. During my adult years there were dishes such as the pork belly bao at Momofuku, crispy fish tacos in SF, a bowl of potato soup with huge shavings of truffle in Dubai, Bucatini Carbonara from an outdoor Italian […]

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LA MAR | SAN FRANCISCO

LA MAR CEBICHERIA PERUANA is a vibrant, waterfront restaurant at Pier 1.5 on the Embarcadero in San Francisco. It focuses on fresh seafood with authentic Peruvian flavors, and it’s a MUST if you’re visiting SF. Not only is the space colorful and welcoming, but so is the service. Our server, Mario, did an amazing job of explaining […]

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DANA HOTEL & SPA | STAYCATION

This summer seems to be flying by! It’s been so busy and fun, but sometimes you need a little break. If you can’t fit a full getaway in, do what I do and enjoy a quick STAYCATION right where you live! Staycations are great for many reasons, but mostly because: I can check out hotels around the […]

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LAGO | LAS VEGAS

Everyone loves the Bellagio fountain show, but what about dinner right in front of it? LAGO, the Italian restaurant by Julian Serrano (inside the Bellagio), provides the perfect view of the fountains, and also provides perfect Italian food to enjoy while watching the show.

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ARBELLA

If you love Tanta, Chicago’s trendy Peruvian restaurant, then you’ll love ARBELLA. The Tanta team recently opened up the neighboring global lounge and it’s been a great addition to the craft cocktails scene in River North. The design of this lounge is, in one word, sexy. It reminds me of trendy drink spots in NYC, […]

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