Jul 02

A Sweet Finish in San Francisco

For Bespoke Magazine – San Francisco | Winner of NATJA’s Writing Contest – Finalist >> Already an amazing culinary city, this story was a lot of fun, as it focused on what’s often the best part of the meal… dessert! … Continue reading

Feb 02

Under The Michelin’s Stars – Spain’s Gourmet Dining Scene

For Luxury Link Lifestyle | Winner of NATJA’s Writing Contest – Gold Prize Winner >> Always a fan of the food scenes throughout Europe, and certainly enjoying the excitement surrounding this delicious trend in Spain, I was excited to write … Continue reading

Nov 02

Turning Up The Heat with Celebrity Chef Cat Cora

For Bespoke Magazine – N. American Issues | This story takes a look at the exciting life of Celebrity Chef Cat Cora. Blasting onto the scene as the first female Iron Chef on Food Network, she is now working on … Continue reading

Nov 01

Have You Tasted the Gourmet Insects at the Mandarin Oriental Tokyo?

For JustLuxe | While it’s not every day that you find yourself with the option of sampling of insects with your evening cocktail, it’s certainly possible at the Mandarin Bar at Tokyo’s luxury Mandarin Oriental Hotel. Always curious to try new things, we … Continue reading

Jul 02

Celebrity Chefs Take Their Talents to the Sky

For The Founder | It’s very rare to find the terms “airline food” and “world-class cuisine” in the same sentence. However, after years of negative press, commercial airlines have been slowly trying to improve this image, at least for first … Continue reading

Jan 01

A Season To Celebrate with Chef Michael Mina at Stonehill Tavern

For Bespoke Magazine – Monarch Beach | The Stonehill Tavern is always a great culinary escape while visiting the beautiful St. Regis Hotel Monarch Beach. Between Chef Michael Mina and his amazing team of chefs and sommeliers, they always guarantee … Continue reading

Dec 31

Five Favorite Places to Enjoy Afternoon Tea in the US at the Holidays

For The Examiner | For many, enjoying afternoon tea is a regular occurrence while traveling, or simply a great opportunity to join friends and family anytime. However, it’s at the Holidays that many in the U.S. choose to venture out … Continue reading

Dec 25

Chef Bernard Vaussion’s Culinary Event at Mandarin Oriental Bangkok

For The Examiner | Known within the culinary industry as the “Culinary President” of France, Chef Bernard Vaussion will be sharing his amazing cuisine with guests at Le Normandie at Mandarin Oriental Bangkok from November 20-23, 2013. This is a … Continue reading

Nov 02

Afternoon Tea, a D.C. Tradition, at The Willard & More

For Eater DC | With all the uncertainty surrounding D.C. these days, afternoon tea is one tradition that has survived the test of time, remaining a pastime both locals and tourists can enjoy. The traditions associated with afternoon tea have … Continue reading

Sep 26

There’s Something New Brewing in the New York Restaurant Scene

For Huffington Post | A true labor of love, Paulaner Brauhaus & Restaurant NYC is finally about to open their doors and welcome thirsty guests on the Bowery. Located in the historic building that was once known as Sammy’s Bowery … Continue reading

Aug 28

Mandarin Oriental Bangkok’s Event With Chef Jean-Georges Klein

For The Examiner | Yet again, the Mandarin Oriental Bangkok has a very special treat for those lucky enough to dine at Le Normandie Restaurant during this very exclusive 6-day event being held August 26-31, 2013. Often referred to as the … Continue reading

Aug 04

The Best DC Hotel Rooftop Bars & Lounges

For Huffington Post | Many think of Washington, D.C. as simply a place where Democrats and Republicans fight it out on a daily basis, but there is more to see and enjoy when visiting and living in the capital of … Continue reading

Jul 04

Celebrity Chef Justin Quek Returns To His Roots

For JustLuxe | For those who are familiar with Chef Justin Quek, they know of his amazing abilities in the kitchen. The Mandarin Oriental Bangkok is excited to have Chef Justin grace their kitchens once again this July. This limited … Continue reading

Jul 04

Afternoon Tea At The Fairmont – Washington DC

For LuxeGetaways | With so many wonderful locations around the world, Fairmont Hotels have become known for their traditional, yet creative Afternoon Tea service… While it’s almost impossible to secure a reservation at many of their properties, a recent afternoon with … Continue reading