Category Archives: Travel

Chihuly Nights Show at New York Botanical Garden

The first day of our anniversary celebration weekend was taken up with an evening visit to the New York Botanical Garden, to see the first exhibit of Dale Chihuly’s glass extravaganza in ten years.  We thought it would be especially … Continue reading

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Saturday Culinary Village Charleston Wine & Food Festival

Saturday in our Wine & Food Festival week in Charleston was devoted to that feast of all feast, that sampler of all samplers, the Culinary Village, held in Charleston’s Marion Square. We started off our day with a very light … Continue reading

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Indaco Wine Lunch and Descendants of Daniel Panel Event

Excellent Italian lunch WITH wine, a chance to hear legendary chef Daniel Boulud chatting with some of his favorite former employees who are now well-known celebrity chefs in their own right, and dinner at a cozy up-town tavern.  Also known … Continue reading

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Southern Foodways Alliance Dockside Supper at Boone Hall Plantation

Thursday of our week in Charleston may have been the most event-filled day of the week.  We shopped in antique stores, had lunch at one of our favorite places (Brown Dog Deli), visited the Old Exchange and went out to … Continue reading

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Middleton Place and Opening Night Charleston Wine & Food Festival

Visiting Middleton Place during our week in Charleston was my lovely wife Therese’s idea.  To be more specific, it was in a list of possible things to do that she emailed to me and I dutifully pasted at the end … Continue reading

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Bunny Peeps Brownies Make Special Easter Treats

Since Therese and I were planning to attend a family Easter dinner this year at my nieces house, and I knew there would be young people present (i.e., less than 5 years old), I thought it would be fun to … Continue reading

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Baltimore Walters Museum Concludes Valentine Weekend

The Sunday before Valentine’s Day this year was a chance for us to visit Baltimore’s Walters Museum (my first time there).  Unlike the day before, when we got to spend time with our friend Faith (as we saw both the … Continue reading

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