Frasca Food and Wine Pairing with Sommelier, Rajat Parr

The man knows me well. One of my Christmas presents was a reservation at Frasca, for their special event, four-course food and wine pairing with guest sommelier, Rajat Parr of San Francisco’s Rn74 (a Michael Mina restaurant), also named Food & Wine’s top sommelier of 2009. On January 5th, we stepped into Frasca, not only […]

Local Table Tours: Boulder, Colorado

A few months back, I received a warm e-mail from Megan. As a local Boulder food blogger, she was happy to have connected (as was I) with another of ‘our kind’ in the area. She also mentioned she helped to start Local Table Tours – a foodie, walking tour of Boulder and their finest restaurants. […]

Interview: Katie Bell, General Manager at Ford’s Filling Station

This is an interview with my good friend, Katie Bell, the General Manager for Ford’s Filling Station in Los Angeles. An “accidental” restauranter with a passion for food, Katie talks about the ins and outs of managing a restaurant, her favorite food and drinks and the makings of her book as a raised vegetarian and […]

Restaurant Lovins: Farraddays’ – Isle Casino

Note: This is part two of a restaurant review after being invited to visit Isle of Capri Casinos (Lady Luck and Isle Casino) in Black Hawk, Colorado. The lowdown: Name: Farraddays’ Location: Black Hawk, Colorado in Isle Casino (401 Main Street) Cuisine: Contemporary American Ambiance and Interior: Our reservations were at 7 PM. We headed […]