In L.A.

We landed in Los Angeles at midday Saturday almost a month ago, and this post has been languishing. So here’s a quick compedium of what we did our first few days. Saturday: arrived, visited, fell asleep after watching Phoebe in Wonderland Sunday: had terrific breakfast at Black Cow Cafe in Montrose: poached eggs with orange […]

48 Hours in Montreal: A Guide to Eating | Serious Eats

Serious Eats is a seriously fun food blog, and while they enjoy and usually write well about fine dining, they also know how to point readers and eaters to good inexpensive eats as well. My mother – a.k.a. Mom, a.k.a. Nana – is travelling to Montreal and Quebec City with a dear friend from Switzerland […]

Wine = Good

Just leaving the beautiful Bridlewood winery. To us Georgians, the excellence of California central-coast weather is a constant revelation. Bright sunshine all day, but with the low desert humidity, frequent breezes, and the world’s largest air conditioning system – the Pacific Ocean – it stays wonderfully comfortable all day long. The wineries here are among […]