Tag Archive: hotel restaurant

West Hollywood: Checking Out the Romantic Esterel

  The Sofitel has relaunched the Esterel Restaurant with all-new decor. Le Jardin (The Garden) is an oasis with colorful patterns, gorgeous foliage and the perfect nook for a first date or the… Continue reading

PDX: Lunch at Urban Farmer

On my last trip to Portland, I stayed at the Nines Hotel. The restaurant Urban Farmer is just off their lobby on the 8th floor. After a week of great meals at food… Continue reading

Service & Tipping- Ever a Thorny Issue

A few months ago, Jonathan Gold, local foodie god, wrote a discourse on how much to tip. It boiled down to 20% each and every time. Most people disagreed with this stating tipping… Continue reading