A few good meals in Arlington

A few good meals in Arlington

A quick trip to the D.C. area for work called for a few meals along the way, of course. We landed and headed for lunch in Arlington, VA at Kapnos Taverna, the chef was on Top Chef, Season 6. I had this amazing king salmon tartar with grilled avocado, cucumber, romaine...
Austin: A few good meals

Austin: A few good meals

An early flight called for proper sustenance upon landing in Austin last week. The South Congress Cafe had me covered with a brunch menu served well into the afternoon. I enjoyed this delicious plate of huevos rancheros with fresh avocado and a yummy iced...
Trip Planning Made Simple(r)

Trip Planning Made Simple(r)

Over the years, my trip planning methods have included travel books read cover to cover, meticulous spreadsheets of activities and budgets, Yelp and OpenTable searches for the perfect restaurants, themed regional movie marathons, travel blog scouring (especially for...
Side Trip to Nederland

Side Trip to Nederland

We headed for Nederland, CO for dinner at Crosscut Pizzeria & Taphouse – it was so good! We started with Wood Fired Brussels Sprouts (polenta, pine nuts, balsamic, pecorino toscano) and a Caesar salad. We then had the Artichoke Fontina pizza...
Exploring Estes Park

Exploring Estes Park

On Saturday we drove up to Estes Park to see Brian’s brother, sister-in-law and nephews, along with some mutual friends from Kansas City. We all happened to be in Colorado at the same time, so we met up for a day of hiking and picnicking in Rocky Mountain...

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