A Secret Garden with Rosé

You know that I’m about that Rosé all day attitude, so I couldn’t help but pass up the opportunity to visit La Centrale’s seasonal Rosé garden. Inspired by the Isle of Capri’s oceanfront cliff side gardens, their pop-up Rosé garden is tucked on the second floor and draped with blossoming bougainvillea flowers. I stopped by…

Chatham Vineyards: Virginia Wine Month

Last week, I ventured to the great state of Virginia to celebrate its 30th harvest as part of Virginia Wine Month. I started my adventure with great food and wine in Norfolk’s NEON District and enjoyed a magical harvest dinner in Cape Charles. On my last day, I was in a treat for sightseeing and…

Grillo & Oysters

When my lovely New Yorker girlfriends are in Miami, we love wining and dining around town. Last time, we stopped at Mignonette, a former 1930s gas station turned oyster bar/seafood restaurant, and had one delicious evening. Courtesy Mignonette We chose a variety of plates to share including oysters—Rockefeller and raw, charred octopus, lobster deviled eggs,…

Poolside with Prosecco

Since summer is coming to a close, I spent this Labor Day weekend poolside with friends and Prosecco. Nothing screams “farewell, sweet summer” more than a bubbly drink in your hand while lounging on a pool inflatable (I had a vibrant rubber duck). For lunch, we wanted something light and bright – as you should…