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Nougatine is a NO GO!!


Doug and I have had some wonderful dining experiences at some amazing restaurants around the world; this however was not one of them. It takes a lot for me to write a negative review, I mean…A LOT! Since we started this blog we’ve never written what I would call a “bad review”. We might’ve said this or that could have been done differently or something to that affect, or this may not be for everyone; but we have never said…our experience was bad or disappointing. We tend to be very lenient because we know how things can sometimes just not go as expected and often will try a place 2 or 3 times before writing about it, just to make sure we’ve been fair.  However when one is going to a restaurant owned by a 3 Michelin Star Chef and is on it’s way to it’s first Michelin Star, one doesn’t expect to have to write something negative about the experience, or feel like crying as a result. Read more…


What to do on a rainy day? Wine tasting, of course!

Yesterday even though it was raining; my friend Pat, and my friend Sandy, and I went wine tasting…it’s a shock I know. I mean I do it so rarely after all! 😀 Since I usually go wine tasting around San Luis Obispo or take the 45 minute drive up to Paso Robles ,I thought it would be fun to go down to Santa Maria and Los Olivos. I rarely go down that way and felt that it was time to broaden my horizons. Read more…

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