Category Archive: foodie alert

Orlando: Dinner at Highball and Harvest at the Ritz Carlton, Grande Lakes

  One of the best meals I had at the Ritz Carlton, Grande Lakes was at Highball and Harvest for the Tasting Panel Magazine judges who were judging wine and spirits at Wine… Continue reading

WSWA: Tasting Panel Magazine Judges Dinner at Highball and Harvest

The day before I judged spirits with Tasting Panel Magazine at Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America, I got to meet the other judges at a special dinner. Hosted at Highball and Harvest… Continue reading

Orlando: Dinner at Cask and Larder

  While I was in Orlando for Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America, I checked out Cask & Larder in nearby Winter Park. It was recommended to us by many people for both… Continue reading

Art Beyond the Glass 2015 is Sunday, June 28 at General Lee’s in Chinatown

  The Fourth Annual Art Beyond the Glass heads to a new location Sunday, June 28. This year’s ABTG will be held at General Lee’s in Chinatown. Art Beyond the Glass showcases local… Continue reading

Orlando: Sushi with Martin Miller’s Gin at The Dragonfly

  While in Orlando for Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America, I checked out a local sushi spot, The Dragonfly. We started off with drinks including the Sumo Smash (Martin Miller’s gin, ginger,… Continue reading

Orlando: Italian Food at Primo at the JW Marriott, Grande Lakes

When you are at a convention located at the Grand Lakes with the JW Marriott and Ritz Carlton for 5 nights, you get to know every restaurant on the property. On our first… Continue reading

Orlando: Whisper Creek Farm: The Kitchen at JW Marriott, Grande Lakes

On our first night in Orlando¬†for WSWA, we went for a drink and snacks at Whisper Creek Farm: The Kitchen in the lobby of the JW Marriott, Grand Lakes. Farm to table was… Continue reading

Checking Out Iceland’s Einstock Craft Beer

  I recently went to a pint night at Stout in Santa Monica to check out the beers from Einstok from Iceland. It is touted as Iceland’s number one craft beer brewery. I… Continue reading

Hollywood: Amaro Montenegro Competition at Sassafras on Tuesday, June 9

  Amaro Montenegro¬†(affectionately known as Amaro Monte) is sponsoring a competition at Sassafras Saloon on Tuesday, June 9. Twelve bartenders are competing to win a trip to New Orleans for Tales of the… Continue reading

Venice: Breakfast at Barlo at the Hotel Erwin

  Over Memorial Day weekend, I stayed at Hotel Erwin. We enjoyed our room with a view of Venice and the rooftop called High Lounge is very popular with visitors and locals alike.… Continue reading