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29 January, 2015

Breakfast Highlights of the Eixample

Breakfast Highlights of the Eixample
Posted in : Barcelona, Spain, Dining in Barcelona, Spain, Spain, Spain, Travel Guide for Barcelona, Spain on by : The Gourmez

This is the first of several posts I’m planning on our Barcelona trip last month. The city was amazing in many ways and just what we needed to recharge for 2015. I thought bookending the series with posts on the best of our Barcelona dining experiences might be a tasty call. Agreed? So let’s start
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27 January, 2015

Sacred Introvert Glastonbury Travel Experience

Sacred Introvert Glastonbury Travel Experience
Comments : 3 Posted in : Travel on by : The Gourmez

I don’t normally post the press releases that I get, especially the travel ones because they are priced far above what I’d ever consider, much less what most of my readers would, I’m sure. But I found the idea of this travel opportunity enchanting–and I’m only 40% introvert!  So if you, too, love the concept
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20 January, 2015

Sutro Baths and Land’s End

Sutro Baths and Land’s End
Comments : 7 Posted in : Travel, Travel Guide for San Francisco, CA on by : The Gourmez

On the western tip of San Francisco lies the abandoned Sutro Baths. It’s a popular—but not always populous—tourist destination that draws photographers from far and wide for its breathtaking views of the Pacific Coast. Along with nearby Land’s End, the Sutro Baths are part of the larger National Golden Gate Recreation Area. The Land’s End
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28 October, 2014

Maryhill Proprietor’s Reserve 2011 Tavola Rosso and Maryhill Day Trip

Maryhill Proprietor’s Reserve 2011 Tavola Rosso and Maryhill Day Trip
Posted in : Red Wine, Travel, Travel Guide for Maryhill, WA on by : The Gourmez

Maryhill Proprietor’s Reserve 2011 Tavola Rosso Columbia Valley, WA Last time I reviewed a Maryhill wine, I pledged to have my pictures edited from our winery visit before the next one. I am happy to say I completed that mission! And wow, Maryhill is a breathtaking winery (9774 Hwy 14, WA). It’s hard not to
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30 September, 2014

1 Weekend, 8 New Raleigh Hotspots

1 Weekend, 8 New Raleigh Hotspots
Posted in : Bars in the Research Triangle of NC, Cocktails, Spirits, Bars, Coffee in Raleigh, NC, Coffee Shops, Dining in Raleigh, NC, Restaurants, Travel on by : The Gourmez

Last summer, the husband and I moved away from the Research Triangle Park area of North Carolina after spending eight years watching the cities expand and their food scenes skyrocket off the heat-charts. Seriously, the New York Times is obsessed with the place! So I was excited to head back for the weekend in mid-September—my
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26 September, 2014

Oak Farm Vineyards Winery Expansion!

Oak Farm Vineyards Winery Expansion!
Comments : 5 Posted in : Beer, Wine, Sake, Events, Travel, Travel Guide for Lodi, CA on by : The Gourmez

Oak Farm Vineyards Winery (23627 Devries Road) is on its way to becoming the first of its kind in the Lodi, CA, appellation: a family-owned estate that offers the full experience of a large-scale destination winery, minus the glitzy hotel and pretension. I took part in a media preview of their new expansion, which will
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