A Tasty Surprise at La Posada

Arizona Green Chile Eggs atLa Posada’s Turquoise Room

Since I’m writing an article about access at the remaining Harvey Houses of the west, a stop at La Posada in Winslow, Arizona was a must-do on my itinerary. As expected I was simply wowed by the architecture, historic photos and large collection of southwestern art at this grand old gem; however I also came away with an added bonus – an excellent breakfast at the hotel’s Turquoise Room. Continue reading

Earth Cooking Done Right

Geothermal ovens on porch of Icelandic “earth cooking” eatery

I have to admit that ever since I read about putrefied shark being an Icelandic delicacy, I wasn’t exactly chomping at the bit to experience the local cuisine. And I have to say I was rather unimpressed with the food in Reykjavik. It was overpriced, and nothing really to write home about. Continue reading

Celebrate Spring at Carmel’s East End Wine Row

It’s been a long hard winter, so make plans to welcome spring this year at Carmel Valley’s East End Wine Row Spring Celebration. Slated for Sunday April 28th, from 1-5 p.m., the event will feature appetizers and wine tasting, live cooking demonstrations and garden tips from a Master Gardener. Continue reading

Spring Fundraiser for Monterey Food Bank

Hofsas House Hotel in Carmel-by-the-Sea

One of my biggest pet peeves is hunger in America. With all the resources that our country has, I just don’t feel that people should go hungry. But unfortunately they do. That’s why I was happy to hear about Hofsas House Third Annual Fundraiser for the Food Bank for Monterey County. Continue reading