Tagged: fine dining

port and champagne dinner or how i discovered that i really like port wine 3

port and champagne dinner or how i discovered that i really like port wine

I was invited to a Port and Champagne Dinner by the Center for Wine Origins at the Amaya Restaurant at the Grand Del Mar hotel not too long ago. I brought Stacey with me as my partner in crime that...

maria maria / mission valley | san diego, ca 4

maria maria / mission valley | san diego, ca

Since it’s unlikely you’ll want to spend your Cinco de Mayo going to a crappy Mexican restaurant, I’ll do another post about a place that has good food. Deal? Deal! For this visit we used a coupon for Maria, Maria,...

airr supper club preview | downtown / san diego, ca 8

airr supper club preview | downtown / san diego, ca

Update: This restaurant is now closed. A few weeks ago I was invited to attend a preview event and have a complimentary meal at a new supper club/night club in Downtown San Diego called Airr Supper Club. I took Jake...

Winter Prix Fixe Menu at Flemings Steakhouse – Media Dinner 2

Winter Prix Fixe Menu at Flemings Steakhouse – Media Dinner

I was invited again to Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar for one of their Media Mingle dinners. With the new year and a new season, Fleming’s has introduced a new prix fixe menu for the winter season. These items...

Murrieta’s Mexican Restaurant / Bonita | San Diego, CA 1

Murrieta’s Mexican Restaurant / Bonita | San Diego, CA

Jake made this recommendation for us to visit Murrieta’s Mexican Restaurant over the weekend. We were down in the area and after an errand we headed over to the restaurant for a nice, quiet lunch. I thought this was Jake’s...

Media Mingle at Fleming’s Steakhouse / La Jolla | San Diego, CA 4

Media Mingle at Fleming’s Steakhouse / La Jolla | San Diego, CA

I was recently invited by Amanda of Wills Communications to join them in a new monthly Media Mingle at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar. I chose to attend the dinner on Wednesday night at the La Jolla, CA location...

Bashan Restaurant / Glendale – Los Angeles, CA 0

Bashan Restaurant / Glendale – Los Angeles, CA

Bashan Restaurant is a small, modernly furnished, dimly lit restaurant in Glendale (on the border near Montrose), self-described as casual fine dining. My husband and I have been there several times over the last six months or so. In our...

croce’s | downtown / san diego, ca – restaurant week preview 4

croce’s | downtown / san diego, ca – restaurant week preview

San Diego Restaurant Week is nearly upon us again! I was again invited to do a SDRW preview from a choice of 8 different restaurants participating in Restaurant Week from the folks at McFarlane Promotions. From the list of choices,...

canlis | seattle, wa 1

canlis | seattle, wa

After a lovely, quiet little wedding amongst the trees in Seattle, we were whisked off to Canlis, a little restaurant in Queen Anne in Seattle, WA. Luckily we were all dressed up from the wedding since Canlis is one of...

the prado / san diego, ca 1

the prado / san diego, ca

On a rainy Sunday in March, I met up with my long time friend, Sarah, and took her to the Prado for lunch. Sarah was in town visiting from Alaska, not very happy to find that it was raining in...