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 …

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 …

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 …