Say Cheese, America

When I used to think American cheese, I thought Velveeta and Kraft. I’m not sure I’ve ever ordered American cheese, except for when topping a burger or deli sandwich. And never with wine…But not anymore.  I recently attended the Charleston Food + Wine festival, and became a believer in the elegance of good ole American …

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POP the Bubbly

  No disrespect to wine bars (cause I love em!), but as they’ve become more frequent, I have been on a search for something different. I couldn’t control my enthusiasm when a friend told me about POP Champagne & Dessert Bar. Now, this is a place to get excited about. Located in Old Town Pasadena, it takes …

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Flower Power

In this economy, giving a house plant over cut flowers seems a more practical approach to gift-giving. But, choosing a fern over sweet smelling roses just doesn’t seem to have the same effect. David Austin Roses to the rescue! This award-winning breeder of English Roses ships container roses all over the world–and for way less …

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