A walk in the Gardens at San Ysidro Ranch California

Nestled in the Montecito foothills of Southern California not too far from Santa Barbara is San Ysidro Ranch. The romantic location, beautiful gardens and the classic luxury it offers have been a draw for discriminating travelers for over a century. John and Jackie Kennedy honeymoon here! We took a peek Read More …

Best Restaurants in Dallas for a Date Night or Special Celebrations [Updated 2021]

Look no further than these restaurants in Dallas for date night and special celebrations. Some of these fancy, Michelin star worthy, fine dining Dallas Restaurants have hosted guests like Margaret Thatcher, heads of states, presidents, pop icons like Usher and Sir Elton John. Book a table at one of these Read More …

Cafe Kandahar: Where to eat in Whitefish, Montana [Includes Chef Andy’s Recipe]

When we were in Whitefish Montana we stayed for a few days at the mountain lodge, Kandahar. Located just a few miles from the town of Whitefish, the lodge is perfect for summer adventures in Glacier National Park and winter fun at Whitefish Mountain Resort. But regardless of the season, Read More …

An unforgettable lunch and view at Ventana Big Sur, a Glampsite in California

Big Sur is more of a region than a town or city, it includes approximately 90 miles of coastline from Carmel-by-the-Sea down to San Simeon and extends 20 miles inland to the Santa Lucia Mountain Range. The region is known for its stunning coastline, charming towns, its redwood forests and Read More …

The Farm Chennai: A Rare and Rustic Farm to Table Experience in South India

In the outskirts of the Chennai, away from all the chaos is a rare slice of tranquility.  Set amongst mature trees, bamboos and winding garden pathways is The Farm Chennai, a serene retreat.  Reminiscent of a bygone era this farm serves up a farm to table experience that is rare Read More …

North Italia: A lovely little slice of Italy in Plano, Texas

We love everything Italian – from trips to Italy,  Italian truffles, gelato… and of course Italian food.  We are super excited about the newest Italian addition to the food scene at Legacy West: North Italia. This Fox Restaurant Concepts brand that also brought to us Flower Child and True Food Read More …

Villon: A beautiful place to eat in San Francisco

Villon restaurant located inside the artsy and chic Proper Hotel in San Francisco serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu is inspired by San Francisco’s culinary culture and its local and seasonal ingredients.  Villon is another beautiful space created by interior designer and owner Kelly Wearstler. The name while inspired by the Read More …

Best International Restaurants in Dallas: Travel the World through your tastebuds [Updated 2021]

Summer is around the corner and while we would all like to pack our bags, hop on a plane to go places and see the world.  It’s not always feasible with work, kid’s schedules, finances, and life in general!  Sometimes you don’t need plane tickets for a mini getaway, just Read More …

Hunt for the perfect Veggie Burger in Dallas

In a land of cowboys, steak and game meat, you don’t have to go hungry if you are a vegetarian, you just have to know where to go.  Did you know – In the United States alone, more than 12 million people are vegetarians, and 19,000 more make the switch Read More …

Latin street food at Arepa TX

Arepa is a type of food made of ground maize dough or cooked flour prominent in the cuisine of Colombia and Venezuela. It is eaten daily in those countries and can be served with accompaniments such as cheese, cuajada (fermented milk) or avocado, or split to make sandwiches.  Having never been Read More …

Tea at Taschen at Joule, Dallas

Mother’s day came a little early for me this year… Since the girl is off in college and Mother’s day falls around her midterms, we decided to celebrate a little early when she was visiting in Spring.  From big fat brunches to lovely shopping experiences, there are lots of things Read More …