Kanamean Nishitomiya : Best Luxury Ryokan in Kyoto

After a few days in Tokyo, we were ready to see the traditional and quieter side of Japan.  We flew from Haneda airport to Itami, Osaka instead of taking the Shinkansen bullet train so that we can take a quick look at Mt Fuji from the top.  We hired a Read More …

Tupelo Honey : A Soulful farm to table spot with Southern roots

Located in the new and shiny Star Complex in Frisco, Tupelo Honey is a little beacon of hope for Texas foodies – the vegetarian ones like me. From the wait staff that pulls out the chair for you to the menu boasting southern classics like buttery drop biscuits, fried okra, Read More …

Diner en Blanc : The chic picnic Wows Dallas

Earlier in October about 2500 Dallasites, dressed in their elegant whites came together to have an chic pop-up picnic at the Dallas Arboretum. This is the third year Dallas hosts the Diner en Blanc and the event has gotten so popular that it sold out in a few hours after Read More …

An all Tomato Lunch at Fridheimar Greenhouse in Iceland

We visited Friðheimar just outside of Reykholt in South Iceland while we were on the “Golden circle” drive. Friðheimar is a vegetable farm where their main product is tomatoes. The tomatoes in Iceland are red and juicy owing to the volcanic rich soil, we saw a lot of people munching Read More …

Go for the Brunch, Stay for the Napa Valley View at Auberge du Soleil

We passed mustard blooms and rows and rows of vineyards before turning into a sunlit olive grove on the slopes of Rutherford Hill for brunch in Napa Valley at Auberge du Soleil. Auberge du Soleil, the luxury resort on the eastern verge of the Napa Valley. is home to Michelin-starred restaurant Read More …

Flower Child Dallas : A vegetarian friendly Bohemian spot

Dallas has it share of steak and meat places, so when a vegetarian friendly place opens up naturally we get excited – excited enough to share it with folks who are looking for a more fresh and green option. The new Flower Child Dallas inside Inwood Village is reminiscent of a Read More …

XO Coffee Company : Downtown Plano’s Cutest Cafe

This week Downtown Plano’s cutest café opened its Pretty Pink doors to the public. With bright pink hearts with letter “XO” on the windows and cute signs on the exposed brick walls, the place is cozy and perfect for dates with your sweetheart or a quick coffee break. Plano was Read More …

Bishop Arts : Most independent neighborhood in Dallas

Bishop Arts is home to Dallas’ famous Emporium Pies and some really cool art galleries and stores. Located in the heart of North Oak Cliff, the Bishop Arts District is home to over 60 independent boutiques, restaurants, bars, coffee shops, and art galleries, making it one of Dallas’ most unique neighborhoods. Read More …

Flora Farms : Lunch at an Organic Farm in Los Cabos, Mexico

Flora Farms in Los Cabos is a magnificent ten-acre organic farm in the foothills of the Sierra de la Laguna Mountains in San Jose del Cabo, Baja California Sur, Mexico and a short drive from the resort corridor in Cabo. The road to get there is filled with some serious bumps and Read More …