“P” is for Portugal, and Other Wine Fun

I love these corks.

From time to time, I get boxes of wine that just show up, unannounced. As opposed to the ones that I have ordered, and know are en route. That happened again recently, and I was delighted by the contents.

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Key West Food and Wine Festival: Cool Cars, Frosé, and A Quick Nap

Selfie in a Telsa.

You know the part I look forward to the most at the Key West Food and Wine Festival? Sitting. I spend a lot of time running around, pouring wine and helping others, so when I can finally enjoy a five-course menu, it is a spectacular treat.

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Key West Food and Wine Festival: Champagne and Shoe Free

Pouring (and sipping) champagne on the beach. Life doesn’t get better.

Key West Food and Wine Festival springs up at the end of January every year to bring our little town something we desperately need: booze. (That was sarcasm, my friends, as we have plenty of booze and boozy events in Key West; the . . . → Read More: Key West Food and Wine Festival: Champagne and Shoe Free

Key West Food and Wine Festival 2017: Dicsount Code

You know how I love to give you stuff, just because you swing by and read my blog? Well, here we go…

The 2017 Key West Food and Wine Festival promises all sorts of great activities from wine tastings (duh) to dinners, neighborhood strolls and even a lunch on the beach, in the sand. . . . → Read More: Key West Food and Wine Festival 2017: Dicsount Code

Slovenian Wine + Florida Lobster = A Great Evening at The Flaming Buoy

A couple of weeks ago, while the dogs were taking me for a walk, my friend Fred (co-owner of The Flaming Buoy) came running out of the restaurant. He shouted from across the street “We’re having a winemaker dinner with the Edi Simcic people. Want to come?” Of course, I don’t need to be . . . → Read More: Slovenian Wine + Florida Lobster = A Great Evening at The Flaming Buoy

Key West Summer Dining Specials, Part 1

We always run into friends at Azur.

It’s summer. Each step into the sweltering heat reminds us that (a) it is time to seek air conditioning as often as possible and (b) summer dining specials are ramping up. Part b is the more interesting one to me. I will update you as the summer . . . → Read More: Key West Summer Dining Specials, Part 1

Comfort Food is the Most Important Food Group

A perfect loaf of challah. What’s a few carbs among friends?

I spend a lot of time thinking about ways to eat healthy, avoid carbs and lose weight, and let me tell you: it is exhausting. Sometimes a big bowl of comfort food, like mac and cheese is just what a person needs. As . . . → Read More: Comfort Food is the Most Important Food Group

Key West Food and Wine Festival 2016: The Wrap Up

The whiskey events were a great addition.

Another year, another Key West Food and Wine Festival in the books. Last week, despite threats of rain, the festival was a huge success. This year, there were plenty of new events, including whiskey tastings and seminars, a cheese seminar and a burlesque show. It made for . . . → Read More: Key West Food and Wine Festival 2016: The Wrap Up

Market 17 Restaurant, Fort Lauderdale

Good stuff!

Friends emailed us last week to see if we were available for a wine dinner on Monday night. Knowing we would be driving from Key West to the mainland, being exhausted by dinner time was a certainty. Yet the lure of seeing good friends was too great, so we agreed to go. . . . → Read More: Market 17 Restaurant, Fort Lauderdale

7 Reasons Brunch Rocks

Brunch at Hot Tin Roof, Key West.

Some say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I disagree, but that is a topic for another day. If breakfast is so important, brunch is certainly the most momentous meal of the week, right? I think so.

I am not alone in this, . . . → Read More: 7 Reasons Brunch Rocks

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