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Curated Travel Inspiration and Musings

November 2, 2014
by rblackney
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Sampling the Mission District in San Francisco, CA

Dave and I have been lucky enough to be regular visitors to the great city of San Francisco, CA.  In our visits, we usually lean toward being near the water.  But on our most recent visit, I created a Pinterest … Continue reading

February 14, 2014
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Blog Share: “America’s 20 Most Romantic Restaurants” from The Daily Meal

In honor of Valentine’s Day, I wanted to share this list of romantic restaurants from The Daily Meal.  There are several things that I love about this list, but by including The Little Door in Los Angeles, CA and The … Continue reading

January 28, 2014
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Blog Share: “Guide to Charleston’s Best Food and Restaurants” from The Culture Trip

Despite not having been to Charleston YET, this is not my first blog post about the city… so perhaps I need to book a trip?  I think so. This is the second time that I have seen HUSK Restaurant mentioned, … Continue reading

January 26, 2014
by rblackney
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Classic Stops for Food and Drink in Nostalgic Hollywood

This is the start of a California series of blogs that will end with the unfortunate tale of how I broke my wrist in Santa Barbara over Christmas vacation, but the story begins in the Hollywood area with a stroll … Continue reading

December 22, 2013
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Gluten-Free Dining in New Orleans

New Orleans cuisine is beloved.  Consistently named as a top food and wine destination on travel lists, iconic foods such as po-boys with fried shrimp, gumbo, muffulettas, and beignets are local classics that drive foodie tourism.  But for a healthy … Continue reading

November 11, 2013
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Travel News: “Local Hot Spots for Dining in San Francisco, California” from USA Today

Each year, we usually head to San Francisco, CA for Thanksgiving.  Dave’s grandfather lives in Walnut Creek, just outside of the city, and we usually fly in to see him and explore the area.  We absolutely love it, but this … Continue reading

September 7, 2013
by rblackney
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Favorite Food Destinations in New Orleans

So I may have started with drink recommendations, but every good drink deserves a bite.  And New Orleans has so many wonderful dining options that it is overwhelming.  For the purposes of this list, I am focusing on my recommendations … Continue reading

August 9, 2013
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Travel News: “The 20 Best Food Destinations Across America” from Smithsonian Magazine

From Atlanta’s “The Varsity” to the “Cherry Cricket” in Denver, Smithsonian Magazine recently named the top 20 Best Food Destinations in the United States.  These top food stops include a few that I have visited on vacations, and also lists … Continue reading

June 10, 2013
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Travel News: “Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg’s New Orleans: ‘This Is the End’ co-directors dive stomach-first into city” from NOLA.com

I adore the enthusiasm and love that co-directors Seth Rogan and Evan Goldberg  genuinely display in this story.  After filming “This Is the End” in New Orleans over the course of several months, they fell in love with the food … Continue reading