Tempted by Tart? Sleep with the Farmer’s Daughter!

July 27th, 2015

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Yes I did sleep at the Farmer’s Daughter Hotel. I did not get to swim with the ducks but I will go back to do that! I decided to taste the new tempting summer creations at Tart restaurant and Chef Keith does not disappoint. I loved the grilled trout. I highly recommend it but honestly … Continued

I loved celebrating at The Little Door in Santa Monica! The setting is beautiful and relaxing. Sul and the entire team took great care of us. I cannot wait to return and try more wonderful choices. The gluten free chocolate souffle was a real treat at the end of this fantastic meal. We ate: ZUCCHINI … Continued

Thank you to all the writers who participated in the We Said Go Travel 2015 Inspiration Writing Contest! The 2015 Independence Travel Writing Contest Entries are being published now. The Gratitude Travel Writing Contest will open on September 11, 2015. I appreciate everyone who has read, shared and participated in all of my contests. Thank you very … Continued

Growing up an American Jew in Los Angeles, I was always told if you ask three Jews a question, you will get four opinions. Last Friday night, I went to shabbat services at Stephen Wise Temple. I began by reading the words below from Rabbi Joshua Knobel about Pioneers and the weekly parsha. Then, I … Continued

I enjoyed my cruise with Harrah’s Southern California and was delighted by the tasty treats and incredible team. I am going to explore the Lazy River. Do you want to Dive in with me? Dive at Harrah’s Resort Southern California celebrated its debut in July 2013 and the trifecta of pools includes a lazy river, main … Continued

GoodBar and The Outpost: It’s all GOOD You will have a good evening at Goodland: “All the GOOD stuff is here.” Drinks at the Good Bar are great and the atmosphere is hip, casual and uber comfortable. Cheers with “Buck Shot:” Has beer, bourbon & homemade ginger syrup. My personal favorite is the dark & stormy made … Continued

The Goodland is a Kimpton Oasis in Santa Barbara! The cool chic karma vibes of this Kimpton property in Goleta permeated my stay. I loved hearing the birds chirping and enjoyed being walking distance from local shops. The GoodBar has inside and outside spaces as well as a pool table and speciality drinks that complement … Continued

I loved my visit to Santa Barbara. I highly recommend eating at Kyle’s Kitchen. The burgers were great and walking distance from my hotel, The Goodland in Goleta which is part of the Kimpton Family. Wondering what to do or where to wander? Have a picnic at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse in the sunken … Continued

Ready to be pampered on a five star yacht in Tahiti? You can sail year round with Windstar Cruises in French Polynesia. CEO Hans Birkholz is a fellow University of Pennsylvania grad from the Wharton School and was telling me about their six yachts that are all less than 300 passengers. A very different experience … Continued

Thank you to Cadillac, Saveur Magazine and Redbird in Los Angeles for a wonderful meal, a chance to drive a Cadillac and my social media award. #RoadToTable is a multi-city event where “Cadillac is partnering with Saveur magazine to present the “Road to Table” program, which will combine culinary excellence with a unique opportunity to test … Continued