Rose Cafe – Venice – Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles? In May? Yes, please! Venice beach? Even better! Restaurant off the boardwalk? Why not?! I do love the typical tourist attractions as well as the path well-traveled. But I also love finding gems off the main street, thanks to a little help from my friends. This weeks “What in the World is on Their Menu” Wednesday (WIMM Wednesday), I’m featuring Rose Cafe in Venice. Just a few blocks from the beach on Rose…

Hop Alley – RiNo – Denver, CO

The RiNo neighborhood of Denver is exploding with great food and drink venues! And while we’re attempting to visit each and every one of them, we HAVE to share one of the most recent restaurants for todays “What in the World is on Their Menu” Wednesday (WIMM Wednesday) – Hop Alley. When I think of an authentic Chinese food restaurant, the first word that comes to mind isn’t lively. But that’s what Hop Alley is…

Thailand on a Whirl Wind

Please consider this blog post “How to see the most of Thailand in 7 days” because we sufficiently accomplished that with our aggressive itinerary. In addition, we saw a vast majority of Beijing highlights in 8 hours, but that’s for another time. When you go on vacation it is never enough time, but our goal was to see and do as absolutely much as humanly possible. WORLD IS MY MENU THAILAND Itinerary: Day 1 and…

SOL Cocina – Cherry Creek – Denver, Colorado

What does a Denver-living Southern California girl do when she wants comfort food? Find a Baja Mexican restaurant, of course! It seems appropriate to feature SOL Cocina for today’s “What in the World is on Their Menu” Wednesday (WIMM Wednesday) since I am making a trip to Southern California next week. I’m from Southern California – San Diego county born and raised! Home of carne asada fries, delicious seafood dishes and some of the best Mexican…

Denver Foodie Event during National Kidney Month to Raise Funds and Awareness about Kidney Disease

Celebrated Competition to Bring Top Area Chefs Out of Kitchens to Raise Funds, Awareness about Kidney Disease More than 20 top Denver chefs will put their exceptional skills to use in competition to win Best Dish for a worthy cause during the 34th Annual Great Chefs of the West on Thursday, March 16, 6 p.m., at the Denver Marriott City Center.  The culinary event’s purpose is to raise funds for the National Kidney Foundation (NKF)…