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Food & Wine News I Know You Can Use! Here are some of my latest news bites, favorite foods, and wines in a one-minute news show (albeit sans video). I don’t know about you but I’m excited about trying the…

Kathy’s Choice in Fine Roses 2/11/16

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Our love for Rose lasts year round! This week I’m excited about Roses, and Dan and I have been drinking some mighty fine new releases lately. Remember, Rose isn’t just for the hot, steamy days of summer anymore. At Chez…

A Scottsdale restaurant you want to know about, FnB!

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FnB, an award winning restaurant worth seeking out! We almost missed FnB, a small bistro tucked back into a very touristy section of gift shops, but we were glad we didn’t. It ranked among our top three faves in Old…

Top 10 list for Ember

The Top 10 reasons you should be dining at Ember! It came to me suddenly this afternoon, why not create a top 10 list of reasons you should be appreciative that Ember came to Arroyo Grande. And came to SLO…

A Foremost Thursday!

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Last night, dinner was Foremost in our minds! Yesterday, Dan and I had an enjoyable. time waiting in line to have a photo taken with the San Francisco Giants three World Series Trophies, 2010, 2012, and 2014. I was surprised…

Ember’s First Anniversary Party!

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An amazing first year at Ember, and many more to come! Yesterday, February 5, 2015 was the first anniversary of the date Ember first opened its doors to friends and family. I vividly remember chef Brian Collins telling me, during…

Sharing great wine memories from the past!

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Throwback Thursday–a reminder of some great wine events! Hospice du Rhone, what great memories we have of those amazing and unique wine events that ran for 20 fabulous years. We always dined at Bistro Laurent and had grand times with…

A Foremost lunch in SLO

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Chef Julie Simon is still working on the menu at lunch in Foremost, and it’s still very limited. But according to manager, Lannon Rust, a new lunch menu will be showcased this coming Thursday, January 8th. During this lunch we…

A righteous adieu to 2014 at Ember!

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My soulmate Dan and I enjoyed a lovely, and yes it was righteous, dinner at Ember to conclude the past year. Now, admittedly, we are among those who don’t usually go out on New Year’s Eve– the infamous “amateur’s night!”…

Foremost Wine Co. for exceptional dining

Foremost Wine Co.& Chef Julie Simon leapt onto the Top Ten List! Chef Julie Simon is simply amazing! This talented, young chef at the new Foremost Wine Co. in San Luis Obispo is truly a wunderkind when it comes to…